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New York’s Lady Liberty: The Statue of Liberty’s Seen and Unseen Symbolism | BRIdge from the Past

What does the Statue of Liberty tell us about the concept of liberty? In this episode of BRIdge from the Past, Mary explores images of the Statue of Liberty and how the symbolism of Lady Liberty extends beyond just what is visible. A gift from the people of France, the Statue of Liberty has stood tall for over 135 years on Liberty Island. What does the history of New York City’s iconic monument reveal about its meaning? What do its physical features and construction suggest about France’s intention when gifting it to America?

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