The National Patriots Bell Tower and Carillon - Valley Forge, PA
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N 40° 06.280 W 075° 26.255
18T E 462705 N 4439466
Quick Description: The National Patriots Bell Tower, George Washington Chapel, Valley Forge, PA.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/8/2009 6:58:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM6Z3G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
The bell tower was a gift of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Completed in 1953, the tower and its carillon are living memorials dedicated to the memory of General George Washington. The Carillon consists of 58 tuned bronze bells representing all states and U. S. territories. It is one of the world's largest.
Route 23
Valley Forge, PA United States

Who controls the carillon?: George Washington Memorial Chapel

Number of bells: 58

Schedule of regular public performances:
Every Sunday morning throughout the year, one half hour before and one half hour after the 10:00 am Sunday Service. Every Sunday afternoon in June through September. Four 20 minute mini-concerts are played at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Summer Carillon Series Every Wednesday in July and August at 7:30 pm, hour-long concerts are played rain or shine.

Year of construction: 4/18/1953

Structure: Connected to chapel building by walkway.

Location web page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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