Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Liberty Bell Reproduction
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of
by direction of
The Honorable John W. Snyder
Secretary of the Treasury
as the inspirational symbol of the
United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive from May 15 to July 4, 1950.
It was displayed in every part of the state.
The dimensions and tone are identical with those of the original Liberty Bell when it rang out our independence in 1776.
In standing before this symbol, you have the opportunity to dedicate yourself, as did our founding fathers, to the principles of the individual freedom for which our nation stands.
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This bell is one of fifty-three cast in France in 1950, and given to the United States government by:
American Smelting and Refining Company • Anaconda Copper Mining Company • Kennecott Copper Corporation • Miami Copper Company • Phelps Dodge Corporation • The American Metal Company, Limited
Steel supports by U. S. Steel Corporation’s American Bridge Company
This plaque donated by Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
Location. 33° 59.954′ N, 81° Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the State House. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capitol Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina Women of the Confederacy Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Strom Thurmond (within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richardson Square (about 300 feet away); Senate Street (about 400 feet away); African-American History Monument (about 500 feet away); Quoin-Stones (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.