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500-years-business-company-cast-liberty-bell-ceasing-all-operations- A bell was a pre-modern communication device,”  “Bells were the way the community expressed itself, its political urgency, its faith.” Even today, he points out, bells around the world “express the necessary act of a people,” encouraging them to celebrate when a pope is elected or mourn when a leader has died.

The Tocsin of liberty: rung by the state house bell, (Independence Hall;) Philadelphia, July Lithograph by Currier and Ives, could be a nice way to start it (and with bell sounds)

Sam Adams. A Major Leader in the Revolution, He Founded the Sons of Liberty and Organized the Boston Tea Party.

A Major Leader in the Revolution, He Founded the Sons of Liberty and Organized the Boston Tea Party. Common ancestor on Webb line Alexander Webb / Mary Wilson.

The Leica Freedom Train was a rescue effort in which hundreds of Jews were smuggled out of Nazi Germany before the Holocaust by Ernst Leitz II of the Leica Camera company, and his daughter Elsie...

The Leica Freedom Train was a rescue effort in which hundreds of Jews were smuggled out of Nazi Germany before the Holocaust by Ernst Leitz II of the Leica Camera company, and his daughter Elsie Kuehn-Leitz. To help his Jewish workers and colleagues,.

NAME: Benjamin Franklin  OCCUPATION: Inventor, Political Leader, Scientist, Writer  BIRTH DATE: January 17, 1706  DEATH DATE: April 17, 1790  EDUCATION: Boston Latin School  more about Benjamin  BEST KNOWN FOR    Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.

Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. - Benjamin Franklin Which is the difference between me and the people who have ruined the economy.

Daniel Boone - Daniel Boone* (November 2, 1734-1820) – Hunted and explored Kentucky (1767-74.) Cleared the Wilderness Road and founded Fort Boonesborough, 1775. Born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, died in Osage Creek, Missouri, buried in Frankfort.    From Kentucky Tourism

Born in Pennsylvania, Daniel Boone hunted & explored KY cleared Wilderness Road for others. Built Fort Boonesborough died in Missouri & buried in Frankfort, KY.

Antique 1876 Centennial Liberty Bell  Eagle Pin  Independence

Antique 1876 Centennial Liberty Bell Eagle Pin Independence

Antique 1876 Centennial Liberty Bell Eagle Pin Independence

Sons of Liberty Poster

The Sons of Liberty was a secret society that was formed by colonists. Samuel Adams was one of the leaders of this group. They organized the Boston Tea party.

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