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Liberty Bell Center

Liberty Bell Center

Inspired by the scripture quote engraved on its surface—“Proclaim Liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof”—the Liberty Bell served as a symbol to abolitionists who advocated for the emancipation of enslaved Africans. A visit to the Liberty Bell Center reveals the history of the iconic bell, its famous crack and how its serves as an international symbol of freedom.

Credit: Photo by D. Cruz for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Historic District, History, Icons, Museums & Attractions

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