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16 Unbelievable Facts About Postcards From New York

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16 Unbelievable Facts About Postcards From New York

    France gifted the Statue of Liberty. The statue shipped in 350 pieces, 214 crates and took 4 months to assemble at its current home on Ellis Island.

  1. New York City is one of the Wealthiest Places to Live even though it also contains the poorest county in the state, Bronx County

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  2. If You Look at New York’s economy is Comes Close to being the same size the entire Country of  Canada

  3. New York City’s gross domestic product is expected to surpass Tokyo’s by 2035.

  4. New York City is already the richest in the world. It has more Billionaires (84) than Hong Kong (79), San Francisco (42), Moscow (71), or London (55). See Forbes List 2019  

  5. New York grows enough apples each year to give 11 apples to every US resident.  is the second Largest apple producing state 41 Million Bushels of Apples, only behind the state of Washington 171 Million Bushels in the US 2018

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  6. The state’s top export item is cut diamonds, which earned the state more than $13 billion last year, ( Herkimer Mines, Forever Diamonds, Blue Nile Diamonds and many More)   See Where Diamonds Come From with infographics

  7. New York City, New York, is the most linguistically diverse city with over 800 languages spoken, and 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English Numbers from 2000 Census

  8. Niagara Falls State Park was the first state park in the United States when New York made it the Niagara Reservation in 1885. The three falls cascade 150,000 gallons of water over 176 feet and attract 12 million visitors each year.  See Amazing Facts from the Park 16 Unbelievable Facts About Postcards From New York 3

  9. Oysters were so popular in New York in the 19th century that the shells were used to pave Pearl Street. They were also used for lime for the masonry of the Trinity Church. Check out the History of New York and Oysters

  10. New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank has the largest gold storage in the world. The vault is buried 80 feet below street level and contains over  $90 billion in gold.  Located at 33 Liberty Street, New York

  11. France gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States in 1886 for its centennial celebration. The statue was shipped to the United States,in  350 pieces in 214 crates and took 4 months to assemble at its current home on Ellis Island,  She has a shoe size of 879, and a waist size of a Slim 35 Feet

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  12. New York Has Approx 18,000 cattle farms, New York state Agriculture 2019 is the third leading producer of dairyand Milk  products in the United States,  About 20% of New York State’s land area, or more than 7 million acres, is farmland. There are nearly 36,000 family farms producing some of the world’s Finest and Diverse foods,

     

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  13. Chittenango, NY, is the home of The Wizard of Oz the originator and Author L. Frank Baum. The town has yellow brick sidewalks that lead up to The Wizard of Oz-themed businesses, such as Auntie Em’s, as well as an annual Munchkins parade

  14. The New York Public Library has over 50 million books and other items and is the second largest library system in the nation after the Library of Congress. It is also the 3rd largest library in the world, see its beginnings Here

  15. New York is the home of many inventions, including toilet paper and chewing gum. See its History from Charmin

  16. The first pizzeria in United States was opened in New York City, in 1895, by Gennaro Lombardi The Origins of Our Staple Meal of Pizza

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