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The Original Eight Bells in this Church

 
 
The Original Eight Bells in this Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. The Original Eight Bells in this Church Marker
Inscription.
Brought from England in 1754
Proclaimed our Independence
on July 4, 1776
Two bells were added in 1947
in memory of the men from this
the oldest business neighborhood
in the United States of America
who served in World War II
Now Ring Freedom for the World

 
Location. 39° 57.043′ N, 75° 8.643′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is on the wall of the steeple of Christ Church. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); James Wilson (a few steps from this marker); Resting Place of Seven Signers of the Declaration of Independence (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Broom (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Butler (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Christ Church & Burial Ground markers.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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