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Charles and his wife Anne were instrumental in establishing America's commercial airline industries. They helped map out new air routes, and contributed their famous names to numerous publicity events.

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Lindbergh helped develop the perfusion pump, the first apparatus to keep a human organ alive outside of the body. The pump was used for scientific research.

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After Charles' historic flight in 1927, he made a "Goodwill Tour" of the 48 states. It is estimated that 1 out of every 4 people in America went out to see him on that tour.

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Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly non-stop, solo from New York to Paris, France. He flew 3,610 miles in 33 ½ hours on May 20-21, 1927.

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Charles Lindbergh hatched chickens in incubators in his family's dining room. He accidentally left burn marks on the wood floors that you can see to this day.

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Charles Lindbergh helped establish the historic site by relating personal stories with content developers. More than 90% of the items in the home are original to the family.

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The crystal chandelier is turned on only for important state occasions such as the anniversary of Minnesota's statehood on May 11th or governor's inauguration.

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The crystal chandelier that graces the Capitol rotunda's domed ceiling is 6' in diameter, weighs one ton, and features more than 40,000 crystal beads and 92 light bulbs.