In 1751, William Penn asked that the new bell being cast for the Pennsylvania Statehouse be engraved with the words, Proclaim ... More
In 1751, William Penn asked that the new bell being cast for the Pennsylvania Statehouse be engraved with the words, Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the Land unto all the inhabitants thereof. The bell rang to call citizens to the first reading of the Declaration of Independence and was later dubbed The Liberty Bell by abolitionists, who adopted the bell as a symbol of their fight for freedom for all Americans. Talks on the history of the bell are presented continually during open hours, which vary season to season.
The 'park' designation, in this case, refers to all the buildings that are maintained by the Park Service in the
area. These buildings are spread over a twenty block section of the city. The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall ...
Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City Convention Center is located off I 676 East (Broad Street Exit), adjacent to the Pennsylvania
Convention Center in Center City. Centrally located, this hotel is within walking distance to Kimmel Center, theaters, Philadelphia Museum ...
Unlike many museums, the Liberty Museum faces a current problem instead of documenting the past. Three floors of displays and
multi media presentations are intended to reflect America's roots in freedom and equality and how it can be used ...