Semi-Annual Protective Waxing of Liberty Bell
Release Date: June 5, 2012
A unit of the National Park Service, Independence NHP was created by an Act of Congress on June 28, 1948. A visit to Independence National Historical Park should start at the Independence Visitor Center, located at 6th and Market Streets. Here, visitors can pick up a park brochure, park map, and the free, timed tickets required for Independence Hall. For more information visit the park's website, http://www.nps.gov/inde or follow us at twitter.com/independencenhp.
Did You Know?
Thomas Jefferson wrote the rough draft of the Declaration in only a few days? He spent a period of two weeks refining it and even gave a copy to John Adams and Benjamin Franklin for their review.