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Allentown, PA Today — On Sunday, September 25, the Liberty Bell Museum will celebrate its 60th Anniversary. The public celebration will last from 2 PM to 4 PM and will take place in front of Zion’s Reformed UCC and the Liberty Bell Museum.

The celebration marks the diamond jubilee of the Liberty Bell Museum opening its doors to the public. September 25, 2022, is the 245th Anniversary of the Liberty Bell’s arrival at Zion’s Reformed Church in Allentown for safekeeping from British forces under the command of Sir William Howe.

The life-size papier-mâché bell used in the 1976 reenactment of the Liberty Bell’s journey, known as the “Liberty Bell Trek,” will be available for the public to view. The program will feature public speakers and entertainment for all ages. Dave Fry will make a special musical offering.

“Sixty years of telling our story to the community is a milestone worth celebrating. We gladly invite the community to share in our joy and celebrate with us,” said Rev. Joshua Knappenberger, Liberty Bell Museum Executive Director.

Following the program, Liberty Bell Museum leadership invites visitors to visit the museum free of charge.

The Liberty Bell Museum is located at historic Zion’s Church at 622 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. Parking is available on-street or at the Community Parking Deck located at 6th and Walnut Streets. For more information, please contact us at 610-435-4232,, or our website at

Information provided to TVL by:
Rev. Joshua Knappenberger
Liberty Bell Museum
622 Hamilton St., Allentown PA 18101