Given by the Commonwealth of Virginia on the 350th anniversary of the Jamestown Settlement.
Plaque / Inscription 2:
Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land
This Reproduction of the Liberty Bell was Presented to the People of the
By Direction Of
The Honorable John W. Snyder
Secretary of the Treasury
It was the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive From May 05 to July 4, 1950
The dimensions and tone are identical with those of the original Liberty Bell when it rang out our Independence in 1776.
In standing before this symbol, you have the opportunity to dedicate yourself, as did our founding fathers to the principles of the individual freedom for which our nation stands.
This bell is one of fifty-three cast in France in 1950 and given to the United States Government by:
American Smelting and Refining Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Kennecott Copper Corporation, Miami Copper Company, Phelps Dodge Corporation, The American Metal Company Limited
The steel supports were furnished by U.S. Steel Corporation’s American Bridge Company
This plaque donated by Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated