\lˈɪbəti bˈɛl], \lˈɪbəti bˈɛl], \l_ˈɪ_b_ə_t_i b_ˈɛ_l]\
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By Princeton University
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Cast in London and received at Philadelphia in August, 1732, when it was hung in the Pennsylvania State House, afterward known as Independence Hall. The bell was broken up and recast in April, and again in June, 1753. It announced the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. It was cracked July 8, 1835, while being tolled in memory of Chief Justice Marshall. The bell was exhibited in the Pennsylvania State Building at the World's Columbian Exhibition at Chicago in 1893.
By John Franklin Jameson