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Independence Bells of Philadelphia (Landmarks) (Paperback)

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The bells rung all day, and almost all night...

John Adams wrote this timeless observation when the Declaration of Independence was signed and publicly proclaimed in early July of 1776 to a jubilant crowd in Philadelphia. This is the story of those bells - a search to discover which bells did indeed ring, or are believed to have rung, when America was born. It is the story of the most famous bell in the world, the Liberty Bell, and the other historic bells of Philadelphia, during the era of the American Revolution.

Author Thomas Kaufmann traces the joyous history of sound and instrument as the nation is forged among uplifting tolls of Philadelphia's historic independence bells.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781467149587
ISBN-10: 1467149586
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: November 7th, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Landmarks