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20 Facts About the Statue of Liberty


There are seven spikes in the Statue of Liberty's crown.
There are seven spikes in the Statue of Liberty's crown.
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Since it was dedi­cated in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has stood as a beacon for Americans -- the ones already living here and for thousands upon thousands of newly arriving immigrants.

­Check out the following pages to learn more about the history of the statue, the people who put it together, and some little known facts about this lady and her island.


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