During 1915, President William Howard Taft presided over a convention in this important building. The convention was held to mark a formal announcement about forming a League to Enforce Peace following WWI. This led to the eventual formation of the League of Nations and the United Nations The building is now part of the historic park and is also a World Heritage site.
A film called A More Perfect Union, recreating the 1787 Constitutional Convention and its events, was filmed in Independence Hall in 1989. More recently, the building and its grounds have been the location of protests due to its historic significance and importance in civil rights. It was on October 26, 2018, that, from the steps, Tomáš Masaryk deemed Czechoslovakia to be an independent nation.
A notable likeness of the building is featured on the reverse of a US $100 bill. It is also imprinted on Kennedy half-dollars. A two-dollar bill shows a picture of the Assembly Room which comes from the painting done by John Trumbull.