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#1 Top Attraction in Pennsylvania: Independence Hall

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#1 Top Attraction in Pennsylvania: The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

Most Favorite Tourist Attraction in Pennsylvania is The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

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We needed to start with Independence National Park, a fantastic honor to historical architecture, and all preserved over a 55-acre area. Once reaching this place, you will want to take a tour of historic Independence Hall and Liberty Bell.

Independence Hall - A Crucial Place for The American History

If you don’t know much about the importance of Independence Hall, well, let us tell you that this building is where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were firstly debated, then finally adopted. It is hard to miss it, as the Hall is a centerpiece of the historical park.

The Liberty Hall - Unknown Facts

The Liberty Bell, also situated in the Independence National Historical Park is a true symbol for America’s struggle to obtain independence, at the end of the 18th century.  You can visit this symbol all for free and explore its history. Here are some interesting facts about it:

  • Few know about the words that stay on the Bell. Well, you can read a Bible Verse, a special one, as well as information about the maker.
  • The legend says that the very first ring was on July 8, 1776. The clear sound was meant to symbolize America’s Independence. However, there is some mystery around the first ringing.
  • No one knows the reason why the Bell cracked. The crack is still a wonder among historians. Some say the first crack happened in 1752 when it was tested. However, the last big crack happened in 1846, on President’s Day.
  • During history, the Bell ranged for announcing Benjamin Franklin’s death, as well as when Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson died.
  • The first name of the Liberty Bell was actually the State House Bell. But in the late 1830s, it was finally named the Liberty Bell, as a symbol for the anti-slavery movement.

101 S. Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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