Arkansas American Bicentennial Memorial
Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock, Pulaski County,
David H. Pryor - Governor
Joe E. Purcell - Lt. Governor
George O. Jernigan Jr. - Secretary of
Bicentennial Celebration Committee
Joe E. Purcell - Chairman
Joe Neff Basore
Mrs. Elijah Coleman
Judge James E. Hyatt Jr.
Earle W. Johnson
Mrs. Walter F. Tate - Director
Mrs. James Albert Marmouget
William T. Robinson
Mrs. George Rose Smith
Mrs. Robert M. Twyford
Jim Ward Williams
Dr. John L. Ferguson, State Historian
Representative William F. Foster Sr -
William E. Henderson - Director Parks
Glenn N. Sink, AIA., Architect
Davis - Pitts & Assocs. Consulting
Lucas & Assocs.
Joe O. Armbrust, Contractor
Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell
was presented to the people of Arkansas
by direction of the Honorable John W.
Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury.
As the inspirational symbol of the
United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive from
May 15 to July 4, 1950, it
was displayed in every part of this state.
The dimensions and tone are identical
with those of the original Liberty Bell when it
rang out our independence in
In standing before this symbol, you
have the opportunity to dedicate yourself, as did our
founding fathers, to the
principles of the individual freedom for which our nation stands.
This bell is one of fifty-three cast
in France in 1950, and given to the United States
American Smelting and Refining
Miami Copper Company
Phelps Dodge Corporation
The American Metal Company Limited
Steel supports by U.S. Steel
Corporation's American Bridge Company
This plaque donated by Revere Copper
and Brass Incorporated.
This time capsule is presented to
The Honorable David H. Pryor
Governor of The State of Arkansas
by Reynolds Metals Company to be
opened July 4, 2075.