The Washington state Liberty Bell replica is hidden away right in the center of town. Most visitors likely pass over it without noticing. It sits in a lush outdoor plaza on the back side of the beautiful 1911 Union Station building which served as the western terminus of Northern Pacific’s transcontinental railroad. The building now hosts the US…
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 55 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
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
State Fair Grounds – Albuquerque, NM