The Liberty Bell


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the famous bell of the Philadelphia State House, which rang when the Continental Congress declared the Independence of the United States, in 1776. It had been cast in 1753, and upon it were the words "Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to all the inhabitants thereof."

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Joan Montroy, with the Liberty Bell of the West Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, gave the update on behalf of the chapter.
The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered the Liberty Bell in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's Charter of Privileges, the original Constitution of the state of Pennsylvania.
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It is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, two of the most treasured monuments celebrating American freedom.
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The Liberty Bell hung in Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before the American Revolution, but only earned its official name during the Civil War.
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