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

It was despatched by France, just like the unique, and adopted the exact path.

An FDNY drinking water cannon greeted the cargo ship CMA CGM NERVAL, which carried “Minimal Lady 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 many others.

The statue will then be positioned at New York Harbor, where by it will celebrate Independence Working day experiencing its massive sister from July 1 through 5.

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

The statue arrived adhering to a 9 working day voyage from France, exactly where it has spent the earlier decade in Paris welcoming people at the entrance of the Musée des Arts et Métiers, the Countrywide Museum of Arts and Crafts.
The symbolic journey replicates the original’s trip to the U.S. and represents friendship among both nations.

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The reproduction is a person-16th the dimension of the unique.

Speaking of the unique, the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal observation deck will reopen for the 1st time considering the fact that March 16, 2020.

Ability will even now be minimal to 50%, so any individual who desires to get inside of will want to invest in tickets in progress. The statue’s crown will keep on being closed right until further recognize.

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