Saturday , 9 February 2019

United States

The Liberty Bell – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof" - this is inscribed on the Liberty Bell, a 2,000 pound iconic symbol of American independence. On July 8, 1776, the Liberty Bell rang from the tower of Independence Hall summoning the citizens to hear the Declaration of Independence. Read More »

Independence Hall – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Completed in 1753 (21 years after the groundbreaking), Independence Hall is notable the birthplace of the United States. It was in this building, that George Washington was appointed Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, the Declaration of Independence was adopted, the design of the American flag was approved, and the U.S. Constitution of drafted and signed. Read More »

George Washington’s Mount Vernon – Fairfax County, VA

Located 15 miles south of Washington, D.C. along the banks of the Potomac River, Mount Vernon is the beautiful plantation home of the first President of the United States - George Washington. Washington and his wife Martha lived at Mount Vernon for more than 40 years and it's the most popular historic estate in the United States. Read More »