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Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell is the bell of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was rung on July 8, 1776 to proclaim the independence of the United States of America from England. It cracked in 1835.


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For a daily history lesson see AccentHistory.net http://www.accenthistory.net
Independence National Park http://www.nps.gov/inde/liberty-bell-center.htm
Virtual Tour http://www.ushistory.org/tour/tour_bell.htm

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