Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land
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:
Marker series. Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
Location. 38° 1.766′ N, 78° 29.15′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Street and Garrett Street on Ridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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. ¼ mile away); Charlottesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Triumph of “The Charlottesville Twelve” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Edward Lee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stone Tavern and Central Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
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