Historical Photos

THE EIFFEL TOWER

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I bet all this people in the picture were hating the construction in the back. Made for the World Exposition of 1889 in Paris, The Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable monuments in the World and a tourist magnet, but it is still hated by parisians.

WAR BLACKOUTS

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During World War II, the Army determined that New York City was too bright and that this would make it an easy target for german submarines. So tall buildings and monuments should shut the lights after certain hours. That measure included The Statue of Liberty.