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 Who wrote the lines of verse inscribed at the base of the statue of liberty?

Answer The lines of verse inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty are taken from Emma Lazarus' 1883 poem, "The New Colossus." Lazarus died in 1887 before she could see her lines engraved on the sta... Read More »
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What does the base of the Statue of Liberty say?

Engraved on the base of the Statue of Liberty is an Emma Lazarus poem titled "The New Colossus." This poem includes the famous lines, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to... Read More »
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How high is the Statue of Liberty from the base to the tip?

The Statue of Liberty stands 151 feet from the base to the tip of the torch. The New York landmark is 305 feet 1 inches tall from the ground to the top. The total height is equivalent to a 22-story... Read More »
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How much does the Statue of Liberty weigh with its base?

The French gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States as a gift for their 100-year anniversary. It arrived in New York Harbor in 1885 in 350 pieces divided into 214 crates. The 151-foot-and-on... Read More »
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Who wrote the statue of liberty poem?

Emma Lazarus wrote the Statue of Liberty's poem in 1883 as a fundraiser for the project. Its official title is "The New Colossus." The most often quoted phrase from the sonnet is "Give me your tire... Read More »
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