Mount Morris, Illinois: Illinois Freedom Bell

Cherished version of the original Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is centerpiece for local July 4th celebration. The sign reads: "Let Freedom Ring!"

Address:
Wesley Ave., Mount Morris, IL
Directions:
In the town square on Wesley Ave. and Main St.
Admission:
Free
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Liberty Bell replica.

Illinois Freedom Bell

A replica of the original Liberty Bell, this bell is located in a tower in the town square. Thousands gather annually at 1 p.m. every July 4th around the bell as it is rung in unison with the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, celebrating America's freedom.

[John Holmes, 06/26/2011]

The replica Liberty bell first rang in Mount Morris in 1972.


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