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Famous Landmarks in the Northeast Region of 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.
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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.