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BICENTENNIAL BELL TOWER - WARREN PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member petendot
N 41° 50.780 W 079° 08.939
17T E 653668 N 4634371
Quick Description: A unique bell tower outside the Fire Department in Warren Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2011 8:05:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMC06K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 9

Long Description:
The Bicentennial Tower commerates two hundred years of freedom, 1776 - 1976 and was dedicated to the members of the Warren Fire Department, both living and dead.

These three bells at one time constituted the only alarm system of Warren Boro.

This structure is a Triad Mount and was designed by Albert T. Kondak.

Top Bell - the smallest bell at 30 5/8 inches in diameter and 26 1/2 inches high. It weighs 700 lbs and was founded by Clinton H. Meneely of Troy NY in 1868.

Middle Bell - was made by the Cincinnati Bell Foundry Co. It is iron and weighs about 1200 pounds. It is 37 inches in diameter and its height is 25 1/4 inches.

Lower Bell -the largest bell at 1784 pounds, is 44 1/4 inches in diameter and is 44 3/4 inches high. It was cast in 1884 by Clinton H. Meneely of Troy, New York.

More information on the Bell Tower can be found at (visit link)
Address of Tower:
314 3rd Avenue
Warren, PA United States
16365


Number of bells in tower?: 3

Rate tower:

Tours or visits allowed in tower?: No

Still Operational: Not Listed

Relevant website?: Not listed

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