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Trion Manufacturing Company Bell - Trion, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
N 34° 32.816 W 085° 18.640
16S E 655007 N 3824097
Quick Description: Bell located at an historic mill in trion, Georgia
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2008 4:27:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM4P78
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 16

Long Description:


This bell was made in 1893 by the McShane Bell Foundry in Baltimore, MD. It was purchased by the Trion Manufacturing Company and was hung in the mills new tower on April 19th, 1893. It was used in the mornings to wake the towns many employees. It also rang the hours at night and on Sunday.

Some facts about the bell

*The bell was made in 1893 at a cost of $228 dollars.

*It weighs 1028 pounds.

*It was refurbished and has been put on display at the present Mount Vernon Mills,Inc..

Here is a link to Mount Vernon Mills they have an excellent time line of the mills and Trion's past and present. The information about the bell was obtained from their site

This is on the grounds of Mount Vernon Mills, you have to pass a guard shack to reach the bell. At the time of our visit it was Sunday and no guard was present. If one is there, I would suggest you stop and talk to them before proceeding.
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