9 Interesting Facts About The Statue of Liberty - Facts Did You Know?

9 Unknown Facts About the Statue of Liberty, The Statue of Liberty was an endowment of the French individuals to the Americans on the celebration of American Independence on July 4, 1776. The Statue of Liberty was built by the joined endeavors of France and U.S.A. An understanding was marked between the Americans and the French that the American individuals would manufacture the platform, and the French individuals would be in charge of the Statue and its gathering in the United States. 


In the same way as other first-time New Yorkers, Liberty was a mess when she got here. She touched base from France in 350 pieces, pressed into 214 boxes on board a sea liner.


9 awesome Facts About The Statue of Liberty


1.   The statue's full name is Liberty Enlightening the World.

      
2.   People who visit this statue need to climb 354 stairs to reach the statue's crown.  


3.   The statue of liberty has a total weight of 225 tons.  


4.   When the restoration completed in 1986, the new torch was deliberately secured with thin sheets of 24k gold.  


5.   The total weight of the Statue's concrete foundation is 
27000 tons.  

Facts About The Statue of Liberty


6.   Lady Liberty is thought to have been hit by around 600 bolts of lightning each year since she was built.  


7.   Two people have committed suicide by jumping off the statue, one of every 1929 and the other in 1932, while numerous others have jumped and survived.  


8.   The statue of liberty will be celebrating its 133rd birthday in October 2018. 


9.   The statue worked as a lighthouse for 16 years 1886-1902. 

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