A man reads a newspaper near Independence Hall
, Friday, Nov.
In 1824, The Franklin Institute opened in Independence Hall
to honour Benjamin Franklin and his inventiveness.
As outrageous and repugnant as UN control over sites like Independence Hall
is, the UN has managed to create other programs that represent very credible threats to the freedom of every American.
Gay and lesbian protesters at Independence Hall
in 1965 "remind" the public of their existence.
In Old City the unpretentious red brick Independence Hall
, where President George Washington delivered his farewell address to those who wanted him to stay on as king, stands alongside such national icons as the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and a gleaming new National Constitution Center--historic landmarks and tourist magnets that serve as daily reminders of what it means to stake a claim to democracy and tolerance.
As one of a number of books that tracks the unreliability of our memories, Charlene Mires uses Independence Hall
as a prism to reveal the contested history behind the building's structure.
Following complaints from the American Civil Liberties Union, the government now concedes that the First Amendment applies to Independence Hall
although his mount "just needed it" after partnering Independence Hall
into tenth place behind Cedar Master.
1787: The first signatures were put on the American constitution: On May 14, 1787, the Federal Convention convened in the State House, now Independence Hall
, in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation.
Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, home of Independence Hall
and the Liberty Bell, is a renowned American landmark.
From the Laboratory to the Parlor: Scientific Instruments in Philadelphia 1750-1875 will open October 10th and run through March 2003 in Philosophical Hall adjacent to Independence Hall