Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
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:
American Smelting and Refining Company Anaconda Copper Mining Company Kennecott Copper Corporation Miami Copper Company Phelps Dodge Corporation The American Metal Company, Limited Steel supports by U. S. Steel Corporation's American Bridge Company This plaque donated by Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated
Topics and series. Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Liberty Bell Replica series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1876.
Location. 41° 8.373′ N, 104° 49.261′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is at the intersection of 24th Street and Carey Street, on the right when traveling west on 24th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elling William "Bill" Golling (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Esther Hobart Morris (about 300 feet away); Wyoming Spanish American War Monument (about 600 feet away); Wyoming Army and Air National Guard Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Cheyenne - Ft. Laramie - Deadwood Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1980 Capitol North National Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library -- 1901-1966 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.