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Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land

 
 
Liberty Bell Replica image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 11, 2014
1. Liberty Bell Replica
Inscription.
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of
Virginia
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 16 to July 4,1950, it was displayed in
every part of this 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.

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. 38° 1.766′ N, 78° 29.15′ W. Marker
Virginia Liberty Bell Replica image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 11, 2014
2. Virginia Liberty Bell Replica
is in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Street and Garrett Street on Ridge Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacajawea (about 300 feet away); Jefferson School (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church, West Main Street (approx. mile away); Charlottesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Triumph of “The Charlottesville Twelve” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Edward Lee Sculpture (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stone Tavern and Central Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Bell is at the side of the Charlottesville Fire Station image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 11, 2014
3. Bell is at the side of the Charlottesville Fire Station
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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