Laying the Cornerstone for Liberty to Enlighten the World

New orders are put together one block at a time. Those who understand this process defend it by even putting their mortal lives on the line!

George Washington laying the cornerstone for the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

On this date August 5th, back in 1884, the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal was laid with ceremony led by William A. Brodie, Grand Master Mason in the State of New York.

Building the Pedestal for the Statue of Liberty.
Cornerstone on the Pedestal f the Statue of Liberty.
Plaque commemorating the ceremony for the laying of the pedestal for the Statue of Liberty.

The sculpture was later assembled on top of the completed pedestal and opened on October 28, 1886.

Liberty Enlightening the World.

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