And came from France even though it wasn't wanted. And took years. The story behind it is quite interesting.
4th July is also known as Alice in Wonderland Day, because on that day in 1862 Lewis Carroll first told the story.
My personal favourite is the Brooklyn Daily Eagle's Eagle at Brooklyn's Central Library ... but only because I found it by pure chance after having visited Brooklyn Museum, 'found' the Liberty Statue there, and started to "explore" more in Brooklyn.