Rockford, Illinois: Replica Liberty Bell

Why travel all the way to Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell when you can see an exact replica in Rockford? It's just outside the front door of the Midway Village Museum.

Midway Village Museum

Address:
6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL
Directions:
Midway Village Museum. On Guilford Rd just west of Perryville Rd and north of US Hwy 20/State St.
Admission:
Free
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Liberty Bell replica.

Replica Liberty Bell

I didn't see a crack anywhere on either side. Darn. Do I have to travel to Philadelphia just to see a Liberty Bell with a crack?

[Jon Morgan, 12/07/2018]

Liberty Bell replica.

Replica Liberty Bell

Really lovely! Outside the Midway Village and Museum Center. Stop by the Sock Monkey at this same place!

[rhubygirl, 07/17/2015]

The Museum Center has a mini-museum about Sock Monkeys, which are made from red heel socks first sewn in Rockford. The Liberty Bell, however, was made in London, England, for the 1976 American Bicentennial, "one of only seven known to exist in the United States," according to its plaque.


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