Air Force Academy Cemetery Carillon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek
N 39° 00.892 W 104° 51.349
13S E 512483 N 4318435
Quick Description: The US Air Force Academy Class of 1967's Gift Brings Music and Beauty to the Academy's Most Hallowed Ground.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2015 8:43:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMP4B3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 10

Long Description:
The American Legion Memorial has overlooked the USAFA Cemetery for the past ten years. However, its journey to that peaceful knoll on the west side of the cemetery grounds has been decades in the making. The memorial initially resided high on the hillside to the west of the Chapel. The distinctive structure, which is crowned by a Polaris, has been known by a multitude of names—some more irreverent than others. It has been called the Tower of Peace, the Tuning Fork and the Roach Clip. Now, through the efforts of the Class of 1967, this beautifully renovated memorial, which has been adorned with 25 cast bronze bells, will peacefully serenade those at the Academy Cemetery serving as a reminder of sacrifice, service and peace.
Location:
Parade Loop
U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
80841


Who controls the carillon?: US Air Force Academy Cemetery

Number of bells: 25

Year of construction: 1/1/2002

Structure: Free standing

Location web page: [Web Link]

Schedule of regular public performances: Not listed

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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