In which hand does the Statue of Liberty hold her torch?


The Statue of Liberty holds her torch in her right hand. In her left hand, she holds a tablet inscribed with "July 4, 1776," the date of the Declaration of Independence. The statue was a gift to America from France in 1886.

The statue's full name is "The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World." The lady represents the Roman goddess of freedom, Libertas. From the ground to the tip of the torch, she measures 305 feet 1 inch. Liberty Park is only accessible by ferry. As of March 2014, it is open to visitors from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except during Spring break, when it opens at 8:30 a.m.

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