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Lady Liberty Shines Again

LADY LIBERTY SHINES AGAIN The spikes on her crown represent the seven seas and continents. The 25 windows around her crown represent the gemstones found on the earth. Lady Liberty's hand embraces a tablet inscribed with the date of American independence. JULY IV MDCCLXXVI (July 4, 1776) 1876 1884 Bartholdi begins constructing the Statue of Liberty in France. 23' 7" x 13' 7" The Statue of Liberty is presented to America by France on July 4th. 1885 350 pieces are shipped to the U.S. on a French frigate. The disassembled statue is shipped to Bedloe's Island, U.S. President Grover Cleveland 1886 accepts the statue on behalf of the American people. Final assembly of statue and pedestal on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor. 1913 Start of the Tax Return: The first, four-paged 1040 form is introduced. The 16th Amendment establishes the federal income tax system. 1924 Statue of Liberty is designated as a National Monument. 1937 The statue closes for a two-year restoration. Cost = $86 Million 1956 Bedloe's Island is officially renamed Liberty Island. Lady Liberty's torch rises 305 feet above New York Harbor 1984 and was once the tallest American and French craftsmen structure in New York City. begin renovation of the statue for its Centennial Celebration. Statue of Liberty gets a new torch in 1985. 354 stairs to the Statue of Liberty's crown. 1986 Statue of Liberty's Centennial is celebrated, and electronic filing is implemented by the IRS. 25' long Shoe Size: 879 US Women's 1996 Liberty Tax's business plan is scribbled on the back of a napkin. 1997 Liberty Tax officially begins operating. Founded in 1997 by CEO John T. Hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry. 125 211 Liberty Tax's Happy Birthday Flashmob for the Statue of Liberty's 125th Birthday! You Tube CHECK US OUT! 2012 Liberty Tax becomes a publicly traded company, ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ. 2013 *★ JULY 4TH ★* Strong winds and heavy rain left much of Liberty Island in devastation after Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. Eight-foot surges left the island's infrastructure in ruins, halting tourism. Although the island was nearly destroyed, the Statue of Liberty withstood the storm's power and was unharmed. After long-awaited anticipation and months of rebuilding Liberty Island, the Statue of Liberty will re-open on July 4, 2013. http://statueofliberty.org/Statue_History.html http://www.nps.gov/stli/historyculture/places_creating_statue.htm http://www.state.nj.us/nj/about/resources/statue_of_liberty.html http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/brochures/1940/stli/sec1.htm http://www.nps.gov/stli/historyculture/liberty-island-a-chronology.htm http://www.irs.gov/uac/IRS-E-File:-A-History http://www.howtallisthestatueofliberty.org/ http://statueofliberty.org/Fun_Facts.html http://www.ascemetsection.org/content/view/336/869/ http://www.nps.gov/stli/faqs.htm#aboutthestatue http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/stories/history/statue-of-liberty/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d5E92Eu3Vc LIBERTY TAX SERVICE

Lady Liberty Shines Again

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Liberty Tax's patriotic mascot (also arguably the United States' mascot as a whole), Lady Liberty, has a robust history.

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