The Liberty Bell Garden Historical

The Liberty Bell Garden Historical (HM1WYX)

Location: Montevallo, AL 35115 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 8.348', W 86° 49.742'

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Honors Liberty, Its Defenders, and Our Constitution

American colonists cherished Liberty as their birthright. On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness..." The American Revolution was fought from 1775-1783 to secure American Independence and Liberty. The Liberty Garden honors the great ideals of Liberty. The gardens also honors the service and sacrifice of patriots, past and present, who have defended Liberty and struggled to fulfill its promise for all Americans.

Liberty is enshrined in our enduring Constitution. On September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, thirty-nine-delegates signed the Constitution and our Republic began its great experiment in representative government.

In 1789, the First Congress proposed a Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution Following the Civil War and other epic struggles, additional, amendments were adopted to expand those rights.

This garden was made possible by special grants secured by State Representatives and Trustee John Curry, and by funds raised by the Friends of the American Village.
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HM NumberHM1WYX
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Placed ByFriends of the American Village
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 515945 N 3666724
Decimal Degrees33.13913333, -86.82903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 8.348', W 86° 49.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 8' 20.88" N, 86° 49' 44.52" W
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Area Code(s)205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near American Village, Montevallo AL 35115, US
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