Annapolis Md Homes and More: Fun Facts About Annapolis... The Liberty Bell

Fun Facts About Annapolis... The Liberty Bell

Did you know Annapolis has their very own Liberty Bell? Well we do and it sits on St Johns College in Annapolis.

The Liberty Bell in Annapolis

Seems that back in the early 1950's a whole bunch of children throughout Anne Arundel County (that's the county Annapolis is located in) donated a slew of pennies to have the pediment erected to hold the Liberty Bell. The marker further says that 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. Just a little fun fact about Annapolis

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Comment balloon 9 commentsMartha Brown • August 06 2014 07:39AM

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Martha, So much has changed in America. Our founding fathers are likely as disappointed with the change as I am. But, liberty and freedom is still alive .... as is living the American Dream.

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 4 years ago

Hello Martha,  Thanks for the history lesson, pennies do add up over time.  Have a great day

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) over 4 years ago

Yes it has Kathleen The basics are still here which is a good thing though

Will I wonder how many pennies it would have taken today compared to the 1950's? Awesome thing for the kids to do I must say 

Posted by Martha Brown, Your Homes Around Annapolis Agent (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Annapolis MD 21403) over 4 years ago

It's neat that Annapolis has their Liberty Bell too.  We also have one here in Sacramento, at the state capital's park.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 4 years ago

It's so much fun to live in an area steeped in history. What a wonderful place to live.

Posted by Tammie White, Broker, Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Franklin Homes Realty LLC) over 4 years ago

Martha what fun fact, no I had no idea, the good news is there are still some good kids and they do good things around the country we just do not always hear about them on a wider scale....Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 4 years ago

Martha, that's great, I had no idea that there was a Liberty Bell in Annapolis - I'll have to go and check it out.  It was great to see you today!!

Posted by June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time (The Traczyk Team at Remax New Beginnings ) about 4 years ago

Now that is something I did not know.  Next time I'm out your way you'll have to show it to me.

Posted by Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA (Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA) about 4 years ago

I did not know about this Liberty Bell. Thanks for sharing this information.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) about 4 years ago

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