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Bell Ringing Commemorating 241st Signing of the Declaration of Independence


PERTH AMBOY – A replica of the Liberty Bell for the State of New Jersey is located in the City of Perth Amboy as it once was the capital of East Jersey. On the 4th of July each year, the replica is rung 13 times, one ring for each of the original 13 colonies. In addition, an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence is read at the bell ringing ceremony. The bell ringer for 201 7 is the Honorable Wilda Diaz, Mayor of the City of Perth Amboy. Tuesday, 4th of July,  12:30 p.m. Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue.  Procession to the City Hall Circle will follow for the Bell Ringing at 2:00 p.m.

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