The Lady Liberty or Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French people to America in 1886. Its full name is Liberty Enlightening the World. The statue represents "Libertas" which is the Roman goddess of freedom.
She holds a tablet and a torch wherein a date is engraved that corresponds with the American Declaration of Independence. Below are ten interesting facts about The Statue of Liberty.
Liberty Island, where the Statue of Liberty is situated, used to be known as Bedloe’s Island.