The Declaration of Independence and US Constitution were signed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA, in 1776. On July 8, 1776, the Liberty Bell, made by John Pass & John Stow (Pass and Stow) was rung to summon people for the reading of the Declaration of Independence
The Liberty Bell. Pictured is Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell's old home, before 1976. The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formerly placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell was commissioned from the London firm of Lester and Pack (today the Whitechapel Bell Foundry) in 1752.
Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania- If you are from eastern PA or the tri-state area, and you were never here, you should be ashamed. This is a must. Remember, in those days, Philly was the Capitol.
18 free things to do in Philly...A boon for budget travelers, Philadelphia is packed with American history. Here are all the attractions—from the United States Mint to the Liberty Bell—families can experience for free.