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Happy Birthday to The Grande Dame de Paris

March 31st, 2014

The Eiffel Tower, erected on March 31, 1889 for the Paris Exposition, celebrated its 125th birthday last Monday. The 1,062 foot "Iron Lady" was originally expected to stand for only 20 years, but its use as a transmission tower helped it endure.

To read more:

www.businessinsider.com/eiffel-tower-125th-birthday-facts-2014-3

http://lightbox.time.com/2014/03/31/happy-125-eiffel-tower-times-tribute-to-the-grande-dame-of-paris/#1

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/france/10729829/Eiffel-Tower-facts.html

The Eiffel Tower at 125

 

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