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Miller Bell Tower - Chautauqua Institute, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
N 42° 12.683 W 079° 27.726
17T E 626944 N 4674391
Quick Description: A beautiful Bell Tower along beautiful Lake Chautauqua, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2010 5:05:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMA0YC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Long Description:
The tower is a memorial to one of the Chautauqua Institute founders, Lewis Miller. It rises 69 feet on deep piling. The brick construction is Italianate and holds 14 McWeely bells. The tower was erected in 1911. Four additional bells and a new console were added in 1967. It presently plays the Westminster Chimes in the traditional manner. One line added every 15 minutes, plus the number of the hour on the hour.
Address of Tower:
Chautauqua Institute
South Lake Drive
Chautauqua, NY USA
14722


Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 14

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Yes

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