Most Viewed- Things That Are Misnamed
- Bell Time On Shipboard
- Etiquette Of Courtship And Marriage
- Etiquette Of The Visiting Card
- Accent And Pronunciation
- Formalities In Dress And Etiquette
- Mourning Customs
- Maximum Age Of Trees
- Proper Apparel For Men
- A Lady's Chance Of Marrying
- A Dollar Saved A Dollar Earned
- A Cure For Love
- Mourning Colors The World Over
- The Mysteries Of Palmistry
Least Viewed- Last Words Of Famous Men And Women
- What Housekeepers Should Remember
- How To Detect Counterfeit Money
- Men And Complexions
- Paying Notes And Acceptances
- Indorsing Checks Etc
- Mistakes In Banking
- The Steps In The Growth Of American Liberty
- The Constitution Of The United States
- Happiness Defined
- Some Of Nature's Wonders
- Hints On Bathing
- Care Of The Eyes
- The Language Of The Flag
- The Horse's Prayer
- The Mysteries Of Hypnotism
Facts About The Liberty Bell
Cast by Thomas Lester, Whitechapel, London.
Arrived in Philadelphia in August, 1752.
First used in statehouse, Philadelphia, Aug. 27, 1752.
Twice recast by Pass & Snow, Philadelphia, to repair crack, September,
Muffled and tolled Oct. 5, 1765, on arrival of ship Royal Charlotte with
Muffled and tolled Oct. 31, 1765, when stamp act was put in operation.
Summoned meeting to prevent landing of cargo of tea from the ship Polly
Dec. 27, 1774.
Summoned meeting of patriots April 25, 1775, after battle of Lexington.
Proclaimed declaration of independence and the birth of a new nation at
great ratification meeting July 8, 1776.
First journey from Philadelphia made in September, 1777, to Allentown,
Pa., to escape capture by the British; returned June 27, 1778.
Proclaimed treaty of peace April 16, 1783.
Tolled for the death of Washington Dec. 26, 1799.
Rung on the fiftieth anniversary of the declaration of independence July
Last used in tolling for the death of John Marshall July 8, 1835,
Principal tours: To New Orleans in 1885; Chicago, 1893; Atlanta, 1895;
Boston, 1902; St Louis, 1904.
Next: How The Presidents Died
Previous: Presidents Of The United States