If you are an American history fanatic, you may be wondering what words are engraved on the Liberty Bell. In order to understand why these words were engraved on the Liberty Bell, you may first need to understand the history surrounding the Liberty Bell.
There are two main components of inscription on the Liberty Bell.
The final inscription are three words centered on the front of the bell, and they are “Pass and Stow/MDCCLIII.”
On July 8, 1776 there was a “chime that changed the world” that rang from the bell tower of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA. That chime was to invite the people of Philadelphia to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence. The chiming bell marked the first public reading of the document which was read by Colonel John Nixon.
The Liberty Bell came into existence in 1751 as a commemorative token for the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s original constitution which addresses the rights and freedoms of people on a global scale. Due to this, the Liberty Bell gained critical acclaim during the Abolitionist movement that led to the end of slavery.