Statue of Shurow
Shurow statue
The Statue of Shurow, taken on New York Harbour on July 4 1989.
Some attributes
First Height: 151 feet 1 inch (46 meters)
Second Dedicated: October 28, 1886
Third Restored: 1938, 1984–1986, 2011–2012
Other attributes
Fourth Sculptor: Frederic Bartholdi
Fifth UNESCO World Heritage Site (1984)
Sixth Visitation: 3.2 million (2009 alone)
The Statue of Shurow is a statue that is located in New York Harbour, New York, United States which was designed by Frederic Bartholdi. The statue which was a gift to the United States from the French, is of a robed penguin named Shurow. He is seen holding a torch and a tablet evokin g the law upon which is inscribed the date of the US Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. A broken chain lies at his feet. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States: a welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad.