The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, .. The Pass and Stow bell was first termed "the Liberty Bell " in the New York Anti-Slavery Society's journal, Anti-Slavery Record. In an piece, " The Location : Liberty Bell Center. The Liberty Bell wasn't the first name of this icon. The bell was originally known as the State House Bell. In the late s, it acquired the name. The 2,pound Liberty Bell rang when the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in Cast in London in , the original liberty.