October 2, 2022

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Statue of Liberty’s tiny sister ‘Little Girl Liberty’ comes in New Jersey for July 4

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ELIZABETH, New Jersey (WABC) — Girl Liberty has a tiny sister for the Fourth of July weekend, as a 9 foot tall bronze statue that is a ideal duplicate of the Statue of Liberty arrived in New Jersey Wednesday.

It was despatched by France, just like the first, and adopted the very same route.

An FDNY drinking water cannon greeted the cargo ship CMA CGM NERVAL, which carried “Minimal Woman Liberty” as it arrived in the U.S.

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The 1,000 pound statue docked in Elizabeth, greeted by Governor Phil Murphy, French Ambassador Philippe Etienne, and others.

The statue will then be positioned at New York Harbor, in which it will celebrate Independence Working day going through its large sister from July 1 via 5.

It will then travel to Washington D.C., to be installed at the French ambassador’s residence in time for Bastille Working day.

The statue arrived following a 9 day voyage from France, where by it has spent the earlier 10 years in Paris welcoming guests at the entrance of the Musée des Arts et Métiers, the Nationwide Museum of Arts and Crafts.
The symbolic journey replicates the original’s journey to the U.S. and represents friendship in between both countries.

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The duplicate is one particular-16th the size of the initial.

Speaking of the first, the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal observation deck will reopen for the initial time considering that March 16, 2020.

Capability will nevertheless be restricted to 50%, so any individual who would like to get inside of will will need to acquire tickets in progress. The statue’s crown will continue being shut till more observe.

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