When George Rogers Clark’s expedition of American troops arrived in Kaskaskia to liberate the town from the British, residents rang this bell, now known as the Liberty Bell of the West.
When George Rogers Clark’s expedition of American troops arrived in Kaskaskia to liberate the town from the British, residents rang this bell, now known as the Liberty Bell of the West. Courtesy of Randolph County, randolphco.org.
When George Rogers Clark’s expedition of American troops arrived in Kaskaskia to liberate the town from the British, residents rang this bell, now known as the Liberty Bell of the West. Courtesy of Randolph County, randolphco.org.

Before becoming a state, Illinois had its own Liberty Bell

December 03, 2017 07:05 AM