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?
Benjamin Franklin is credited with being the first American to invent a musical instrument? He invented the glass armonica in 1761 after seeing wine glasses being used to make musical sounds.