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On this day in 1752, the Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

On this day in 1752, the Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At first, the Liberty Bell had little to do with American independence. The Pennsylvania Assembly commissioned the bell to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn’s 1701 Charter of Privileges (Pennsylvania’s original constitution). Did you know? The Liberty Bell has a long history […]

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On this day – 1st Female Telephone Operator began working

On September 1, 1878, teenaged Emma Nutt became the world’s first female telephone operator as she began work at Boston’s Edwin Holmes Telephone Dispatch Company. ☎🎙🎧 Hired by Alexander Graham Bell himself, Nutt didn’t just break norms, but ushered in an entirely new era. By the end of the 1880s, nearly every telephone operator was […]