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Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land

New Jersey's Replica of the Liberty Bell

 
 
Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
1. Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker
Inscription.
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of
New Jersey
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
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
 
Location. 40° 30.383′ N, 74° 15.96′ W. Marker
Liberty Bell Replica image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
2. Liberty Bell Replica
is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and High Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (here, next to this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bill of Rights Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Perth Amboy City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earl of Perth (within shouting distance of this marker); Surveyor General's Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Replica of the Liberty Bell image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
3. Replica of the Liberty Bell
Dedicated to the
Gold Star Mothers
of the State of New Jersey
erected by public subscription 1959
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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