Descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence participated in the annual ceremonial Independence Day bell tapping ceremony at the Liberty Bell on Thursday.
The Cuban president’s daughter is in Philadelphia to participate in a panel discussion and to receive an award for her gay rights activism.
There’s a lot of Philadelphia in the new design, from Ben Franklin to Independence Hall, the Declaration of Independence, and the Liberty Bell. But it’s really all about thwarting counterfeiters.
About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.
Carlos Balsas, 41, was ordered to stand trial on charges stemming from his January 26th comment.
Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against a Tempe, Arizona man, who is accused of telling security officers he had explosives while visiting the Liberty Bell on Independence Mall Saturday morning.
Philadelphia police say a man in custody after allegedly threatening to blow up the Liberty Bell Saturday morning.
Independence Day in Philadelphia wouldn’t be complete without the annual tapping of the Liberty Bell.
The Independence Day bell tapping honors the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the 56 signers.
Each year, Philadelphia strives to create a bigger and better party to celebrate the 4th of July holiday.
Get ready for Occupy Fourth of July in the cradle of liberty.
A new reward has been offered in the theft of an 8,000 carat ruby from a jewelry store in Delaware last year.
The Liberty Bell has received a little “TLC,” with a process that helps to ensure the national treasure will remain safe for generations to come.
This year’s honorees are two daughters of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz.
Female cantors from around the country gathered in the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, to pay homage to the Liberty Bell, just a few feet away across Independence Mall. They played a piece for the first time, written by a soloist and composer among them.
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]