Facts about The Liberty Bell

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Liberty Bell

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

“For half a century after that July day in 1776 the bell was known as the ‘Independence Bell.’ Not until 1839 did it come to be known as the ‘Liberty Bell.’”

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1976 Old Farmer's Almanac, Little Known Sidelights of the Revolution

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