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Liberty Bell Takes a Trip Through History

THE NATION | IN BRIEF / PENNSYLVANIA

October 10, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

Strapped to a specially made cart with wheels, the Liberty Bell made a four-hour, 1,000-foot journey to its new Philadelphia home in a procession featuring historical reenactments.

The bell was moved to the Liberty Bell Center, a new facility constructed as part of a sweeping $314-million transformation of Independence Mall. The trip was interrupted frequently by actors reenacting historic moments.

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