The History of Philadelphia can be so amazing and intriguing. Learning about the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be an eye opener, because stories can get twisted as they are passed through generations. As I have gotten older, I really enjoy learning about American History and anything to do with or surrounding World War II. Living near the city of Philadelphia, and able to go see such sites as the Liberty Bell, which has been the symbol for American Independence for centuries, can be exciting.
History of the Liberty Bell
The original Bell was founded by William Penn. The city’s bell was used to alert the public to proclamations or civic danger ever since Philadelphia was founded in 1682. As the bell tower was being built in 1751, civic authorities wanted a better bell of quality, so it could be heard from a further distance as the city of Philadelphia grew. So they had the bell built in England and it was delivered in Philadelphia by August of 1752. The bell needed to be tested so .............
Do you know the actual stories of how the bell was cracked? Take a guess. You can find your answers here with some quick facts.