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July 18, 2017

7 Numbers That You Need to Know About the Statue of Liberty

By Martha G
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1. France gave the Statue of Liberty as a gift in 1886.

2. There are 354 steps to the crown.

3. The crown has 25 windows, symbolizing gemstones found on the Earth and Heaven’s rays shining over the world.

Image Courtesy of Ludovic Bertron

4. The crown’s 7 rays refer to the 7 continents and the 7 seas of the world.

5. Height from the ground to the tip of the torch: 93 meters or 305 feet.

6. Weighs 225 metric tons or 450,000 pounds.

7. The Statue has a 35-foot waistline.

Learn more about Lady Liberty on one of our Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tours.