Justice Bell Quick Facts
The original Liberty Bell announced the creation of democracy ...
The Women’s Liberty Bell will announce the completion of democracy.
~Katharine Wentworth Ruschenberger
Manufactured: Meneely Bell Company, Troy, New York
When: March 31, 1915
Why: To call attention to the cause of women’s suffrage
Weight: One ton, or two thousand pounds
Motto: Establish Justice
Travel: Through all 67 counties in Pennsylvania, and to Chicago and Washington, D. C.
First rung: September 25, 1920 in Independence Square, Philadelphia at a celebration of the passage of the 19th Amendment
Owner: Pennsylvania suffragist Katharine Wentworth Ruschenberger owned it until 1943 when she deeded it to the Washington Memorial Chapel
Where it is now: Carillon Rotunda at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Historical Park