Carillon Bells - Gainesville, Florida
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
N 29° 38.588 W 082° 20.937
17R E 369427 N 3280002
Quick Description: These Carillon Bells are at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2008 4:57:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM4N0C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GPSaxophone
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Long Description:
In the Century Tower at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, there are 48 Carillon Bells. The door was locked so we could not get in to see the bells. We did get to hear a recording of them, and it was so pretty. The bells of the Century Tower Carillon were cast in 1978 by Koninklijki Eijsbouts of Asten, The Netherlands and were first rung from this tower on May 14, 1979. The Carillon is a gift to the campus from students both past and present.

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