The Goal: Visit all of the 1950 Liberty Bell replicas. According to the Liberty Bell Museum: In 1950, the United States Department of the Treasury assisted by several private companies selected Paccard Foundry in Annecy-le-Vieux, France, to cast 57 full-sized replicas of the Liberty Bell. The bells were shipped as gifts to states and territories…
Date of Visit: May 3, 2011 Location: Liberty Bell Center, 600 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Date of visit: December 29, 2008 Location: Iowa State Capitol, Grand Ave. and E. 12th St., Des Moines, IA
January 2008 Located at the Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. US Hwy. 24, Independence MO
Flying into Baltimore on our way to visit my folks in Delaware, we stopped off in Annapolis Maryland to bag the bell. It’s on the beautiful campus of St. John’s College.
It’s not easy to get close to the real Liberty Bell on the White House grounds, so this was the best we could do. This oversized Liberty Bell lives by the bus station in downtown DC.
Tom and Rocky – South Dakota State Capitol Date of Visit: December 23, 2006 Location: 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD
Date of Visit: August 13, 2006 Location: Delaware State Capitol of the First State. The building is called the Delaware Legislative Hall. Intersection of Court Street and Legislative Mall, Dover, DE