Friday, September 12, 2008

Philly Phridays #6: Liberty Bell & President’s House Site

Directly across from Independence Hall is the Liberty Bell

And yes

  • the lines are large

  • you can’t make timed reservations

  • you wait a long time

  • and there’s just a Bell in there

But c’mon already. It’s the freaking Liberty Bell. Of course you have to see it.

Also the building and grounds are a vital site, as we remember that the Bell didn’t ring for:

Christopher Sheets
Oney Judge

Among others. The entrance to the Liberty Bell Center is directly over the slave quarters of the original President's House.

WHYY Arts and Culture
Video featuring historian
Edward Lawler, Jr

For more information, the Philadelphia Inquirer's President's House series is fantastic.

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