How did the State House bell get transformed into an international symbol of liberty? Read this surprising tale.
Learn more about the famous document.
It's a story of conflicts and compromises that resulted in an enduring framework of government.
The Aurora was not only a household word by the early 1790s, but also the single most influential newspaper of its day.
Curious about Thomas Jefferson's thoughts on religious freedom? Learn more about the Founding Fathers and religion.
Download the park's FREE mobile app, "NPS Independence," for five thematic audio tours. You can even take a walk "In Franklin's Footsteps."
Last updated: March 27, 2019
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