Montevallo in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Liberty Bell Garden
Honors Liberty, Its Defenders, and Our Constitution
Liberty is enshrined in our enduring Constitution. On September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, thirty-nine-delegates signed the Constitution and our Republic began its great experiment in representative government.
In 1789, the First Congress proposed a Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution Following the Civil War and other epic struggles, additional, amendments were adopted to expand those rights.
This garden was made possible
Erected by Friends of the American Village.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1776.
Location. 33° 8.348′ N, 86° 49.742′ W. Marker is in Montevallo, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from Montevallo Road (Alabama Route 119) 0.3 miles south of Alex Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Located near Liberty Bell in American Village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3727 Hwy 119, Montevallo AL 35115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Liberty Bell (a few steps from this marker); The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel / One Nation Under God (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colonial Courthouse/The Stocks and Pillory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The President's Oval Office / The Glorious Burden (about 600 feet away); Washington Hall/Birth of A Nation (about 600 feet away); McGaughy Farms (approx. 2.1 miles away); Harless Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); King House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montevallo.
Also see . . . American Village. (Submitted on February 22, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.