Statue of Liberty Replica - Schenectady, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 48.898 W 073° 56.933
18T E 585931 N 4740803
Quick Description: This is one of the original Statue of Liberty replicas placed by the Boy Scouts of America
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2011 6:27:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMBD6K
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Lee-2
Views: 7

Long Description:
In Liberty Park, a small triangle of land in downtown Schenectady, NY, there is a replica of the Statue of Liberty. It also has same five pointed star base as the original.

In 1950, the Boy Scouts of America celebrated their 40th anniversary, with the theme Strengthen the Arm of Liberty, by donating approximately two hundred 100-inch tall, 290 lb. replicas of the Statue of Liberty. They were given to communities in 39 different U.S. states and several U.S. possessions and territories. Of the original copies, approximately 100 can currently be located. These copper statues were manufactured by Friedley-Voshardt Co.
Where is original located?: New York Harbor

Where is this replica located?: Schenectady, NY

Who created the original?: Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi

Internet Link about Original: http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1886

Visit Instructions:
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