Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands — The Caribbean (The West Indies)
St. Thomas' Liberty Bell Reproduction:
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the People of the
By the direction of
The Honorable John W. Snyder
Secretary of the Treasury
It was the inspirational symbol of the
United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive
from May 15 to July 4, 1950
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 principals
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 Miami Copper Company
Anaconda Copper Mining Company Phelps Dodge Corporation
Kennecott Copper Corporation The American Metal Company, Limited
The steel supports were
This plaque donated by Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Liberty Bell Replica series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1878.
Location. 18° 20.468′ N, 64° 55.837′ W. Marker is in Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Marker is on Fort Pladsen, on the right. Located in Emancipation Park's southwest corner, between Tolbad Plain and Veterans Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: St Thomas VI 00801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Landing of Virginia Settlers (a few steps from this marker); America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Thomas Community Bandmaster (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christian (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jacob H. S. Lind House (about 300 feet away); Frederick Lutheran Church (about 300 feet away); Capitol Building (about 500 feet away); Frederick Lutheran Church Parsonage (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte Amalie.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.