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Famous Landmarks in the Northeast Regionof the United States


The Liberty Bell Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • The Liberty Bell, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a huge bronze bell that symbolizes freedom in the United States of America.

  • It was originally created in 1752 in London, England. The bell first cracked during a test ringing and it was recast by John Pass and John Stow. The Liberty Bell weighs 2080 pounds!

  • http://www.ushistory.org/libertybell/more/virtual.htm

    Hershey, Pennsylvania is considered the chocolate capital of the world

    and home to Hershey’s Park.


The White House

  • The White House, located in Washington D.C. is the home of the President of the United States.

  • There are 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 6 levels in the Residence. There are also 412 doors, 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, 8 staircases, and 3 elevators.

  • With five full-time chefs, the White House kitchen is able to serve dinner to as many as 140 guests and hors d'oeuvres to more than 1,000.

  • What is the name of our

    current President?


Plymouth Rock

  • Plymouth Rock, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is an important symbol in American History.

  • It is the traditional site that represents the arrivals of the Pilgrims in the Mayflower in 1620.


Lobsters in Maine

  • Almost 40 million pounds of lobster is caught off the coast of Maine. That’s 90% of all of the delicious lobster eaten in the United States.

  • More toothpicks are produced in Maine than in any other state – around 100 million a day!

  • An estimated one in 2–5 million lobsters is blue. A genetic defect causes a blue lobster

    to produce an excessive

    amount of protein giving

    the lobster its blue color.


Other fun facts about the northeast

  • The world’s first professional baseball game was played in Hoboken New Jersey in 1846.

  • Vermont has the highest ratio

    of dairy cows to people in the

    country; one cow per four people!

    The first circus in the United States

    was in Newport, Rhode

    Island in 1774.


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