Most People Don’t Know The Liberty Bell Of The Midwest Is Hiding Right Here In Illinois

Symbols of freedom and patriotism are found in more parts of the country than just New England. Illinois is home to some artifacts from America’s inception as it was home to some of the western most battles of the Revolutionary War. One such battle will forever remain a part of history due to what is known as the Liberty Bell of the Midwest in Kaskaskia.

Illinois lovers will especially enjoy getting to know all about one of the state’s tiniest communities and how big a part it has played in America’s story. Scroll on for the full story of the Kaskaskia Bell.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more fun places to visit, check out 11 historic towns in Illinois that will transport you to the past.

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