Fun Facts

How Did The Liberty Bell Crack?

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The Story Behind How the Liberty Bell Cracked?

Big Sil now visits Philadelphia!  We love Philadelphia because it is so full of history!  Big Sil learns a lot on his adventures and here’s what he found out about why the Liberty Bell cracked!

The Liberty Bell came from Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in 1752 with the inscription “Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.” It was ordered to honor the 50-year anniversary of Pennsylvania’s original Constitution.…

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Happy Labor Day!

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America works hard!

Labor Day is a celebration of American workers established in 1894 as a federal holiday. According to a study by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Americans WORK THE HARDEST at 34.4 hours/week when compared to the top 10 worldwide economies. Australia at 32.4 and Sweden at 31.2 followed at 2nd and 3rd , in case you were wondering.  …

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Why Did France Give Us The Statue of Liberty?

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The Story Behind Who Gave The Statue of Liberty to the US.

The Statue was not a gift from the French government, but rather a gift of inspiration that began with two prominent Frenchmen who thought of honoring the United States for our freedom and democracy in hopes of inspiring France’s own democracy after many war torn years lead by monarchy government.…

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