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Landmark: African American Museum

Northwest corner, 7th and Arch. On the Convention District tour.

Nesaika
John Rhoden, 1976
* abstract standing person
* Outside the African American Museum.
* 39.953250,-75.151600 [map]
* Exhibits: African American
* See also:
+New York Times obituary of John Rhoden




The Whispering Bells of Freedom
Reginald Beauchamp, 1976
* Memorial to Crispus Attucks
* bells, buildings, people standing, prone, weapons, hats, dog
* inscription:
The whispering bells of freedom in honor of Crispus Attucks
Who on March 5, 1770 was killed by British troops in Boston while protesting conditions under the crown.
These whispers of freedom grew into the crescendo of the Declaration of Independence and the first ringing of the Liberty Bell in Independence Hall.
* Outside the African American Museum.
* 39.953125,-75.151650 [map]
* Exhibits: War, African American
* See also:
+Wikipedia's Crispus Attucks page


See Also

+African American Museum in Philadelphia