What was the Liberty Bell's original name?

Answer The Liberty Bell originally was known as the State House Bell because it was located in the Pennsylvania State House (later renamed Independence Hall) in Philadelphia. The American Anti-Slavery Soc... Read More »

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Materials Used for Original Jingle Bells?

Jingle bells trace their origins to Medieval times. Their purposes and uses have included religious, ritual, signaling, magical, warning and musical. Their sturdy ancestors were used to keep track ... Read More »

What was the name of the ship that transported the Statue of Liberty?

The French ship "Isere" transported the Statue of Liberty to New York City. The ship arrived on June 19, 1885. The statue was so massive that it had to be transported in sections; it was assembled ... Read More »

What was the original name of Scrabble?

Alfred Mosher Butts developed the game of Scrabble during the Great Depression, first calling it Lexico. He later called it Criss-Cross Words. Still later, he settled on SCRABBLE in all caps, trade... Read More »

What was the original name of the Alamo?

The original name of the building in San Antonio, Texas, that is generally known as the Alamo is Mision San Antonio de Valero. This Spanish mission was built in the early 1700s and was home to Cath... Read More »