1. The Statue of Liberty used to have a reddish brown color.
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  2. The Statue of Liberty was intended for Egypt.
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  3. 3.2 million people
    visit the
    Statue of Liberty
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  4. The Statue Of Liberty's full name is "Liberty Enlightening the World."
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  5. The 7 spikes on the Statue of Liberty's crown represent the 7 oceans and the 7 continents of the world, indicating the universal concept of liberty.
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  6. The Statue Of Liberty Was Inspired By The Roman Pagan Goddess Libertas.
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  7. The head of the Statue of Liberty was displayed at the World's Fair of 1878 in Paris.
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  8. The Statue of Liberty has a 35-foot (10,6m) waistline.
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  9. The original torch of the Statue of Liberty replaced in 1984 by a new copper torch covered in 24k gold leaf.
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  10. There's a family that lives on Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty.
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  11. The Statue of Liberty is estimated to be hit by about 600 bolts of lightning every year.
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  12. The Statue of Liberty
    wears a size 879 shoe.
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  13. Gustave Eiffel, the man who designed the Eiffel Tower, was also behind the design for the Statue of Liberty's spine.
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  14. Replicas of the Statue of Liberty have been erected in Pakistan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Brazil and even China.
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  15. The Statue of Liberty was meant to be a lighthouse, but it proved to be useless as such.
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  16. The cost of building the Statue of Liberty and pedestal amounted to over US$500,000, over US$10m in today's money.
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  17. The Statue of Liberty's face was said to be modeled after the sculptor's mother, Charlotte.
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  18. In the 1980s, the Statue of Liberty was found to suffer galvanic corrosion, meaning it had turned into a giant battery due to its paint and metal being exposed to salt water.
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  19. The underwater portion of Liberty Island, where the Statue of Liberty sits upon, is part of New Jersey , not New York.
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  20. If the Statue of Liberty was built today, it would cost about US$1.2 million.
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  21. The postage stamp of The Statue of Liberty depicts not the real statue in New York, but the replica in Las Vegas.
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  22. The Statue of Liberty was originally conceived of as being a peasant Muslim woman in traditional Islamic dress.
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  23. The torch-bearing arm of the Statue of Liberty was displayed at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876 and in Madison Square Park until 1882.
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  24. The original name of Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty, was Bedloe's Island.
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  25. The Statue of Liberty employs gum-cleaning staff who use specially designed "GumBuster" machines.
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  26. During its restoration in 1982, the Statue of Liberty's head was accidentally installed two feet off-centre.
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