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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whispering Bells

A Tribute to Crispus Attucks

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 4, 2018
1. Whispering Bells Marker
Inscription.  Who on March 5,1770, was killed by British Troops
in Boston while protesting conditions
under the crown

These whispers of freedom grew into the crescendo of
The Declaration of Independence and the first ringing
of The Liberty Bell in Independence Hall
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 39° 57.183′ N, 75° 9.1′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of N. 17th Street and Arch Street, on the right when traveling south on N. 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Smith Barton (a few steps from this marker); First United States Mint (within shouting distance of this marker); The Barrymores (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hall (about 700 feet away); American Pharmaceutical Association (about 700 feet

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By TeamOHE, July 4, 2018
2. Whispering Bells Marker
away); Bicentennial Dawn (about 800 feet away); Rohm and Haas [Headquarters] (approx. 0.2 miles away); “. . .it was intended to be an expression of the American mind. . .” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Whispering Bells Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 4, 2018
3. Whispering Bells Marker
Whispering Bells Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 4, 2018
4. Whispering Bells Marker
Whispering Bells Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 4, 2018
5. Whispering Bells Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 28, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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