Barry Statue and Independence Hall - Postcard

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Barry Statue and Independence Hall - Postcard

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Item No: pdcp00558
Title: Barry Statue and Independence Hall - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Independence Hall and Commodore Barry Monument
Historic Street Address: 553 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
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Located: Postcard Collection  Under: Philadelphia - Independence Hall - Barry Statue

[ON REVERSE] NATIONAL MUSEUM  Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets  INDEPENDENCE HALL   In this beautiful building, the most historic spot in the United States of America, the Declaration of Independence was signed July 16, 1775. Here, Washington, on June 16, 1775, accepted his appointment as General of the Continental Army.    The Independence Hall was built during the years of 1732 to 1741, and here is housed the famous old Liberty Bell, which first proclaimed the Nation's freedom.   The building is open to the public free every day in the year.

Copyrighted 1943 & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, 441 N. 32nd St., Phila., Pa. No. 151B


Creation Year: ca. 1936
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948454
Geocode Longitude:-75.150132

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Woolley, Edmund, 1695-1771 - Architect
Hamilton, Andrew, approximately 1676-1741 - Architect