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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
1. Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land Marker
Inscription.
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to Maryland
by direction of
The Honorable John Snyder
Secretary of the Treasury
as the inspirational symbol of the United States savings bonds independence drive from May 15 to July 4 1950. It was displayed in every part of the 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 the individual freedom for which our nation stands.

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The pediment for this Liberty Bell was erected with the pennies donated by the children of Anne Arundel County, 1951
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.859′ N, 76° 29.444′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the lawn of St. John's College. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's College (a few steps
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
2. Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land Marker
from this marker); For Civilization Liberty Country (within shouting distance of this marker); King William's School (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander Magruder (about 300 feet away); This Cannon (about 300 feet away); Chase-Lloyd House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. LandmarksWar, KoreanWar, US Revolutionary
 
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
3. Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land Marker
Pass and Stow Philadelphia MDCCLIII image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 8, 2013
4. Pass and Stow Philadelphia MDCCLIII
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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