Tourists from all over the world come to Independence Hall in Philadelphia to see The Liberty Bell - an international symbol of freedom. The 2,000-pound Liberty Bell rang when the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
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.
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