National Historic Landmarks

Places important in American History.

Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris

Paris, Île-de-France Region, France
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Some say Notre Dame is possibly the most famous of cathedrals. The Roman Catholic cathedral is famous for its architecture, the historical events that took place there, and as the setting for the story "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."top

Independence Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States of America
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Originally the home of the Pennsylvania Assembly and Supreme Court during the Colonial Era, the building was called the Pennsylvania State House. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were adopted and signed here.top

Liberty Bell

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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The Liberty Bell rang out for important events during the Revolutionary War and America's Federal period, but did not acquire its famous name until the 1830's, when it became a symbol for the abolitionist movement.top


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