World War II Memorial Carillon - Lawrence, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 38° 57.600 W 095° 14.815
15S E 305315 N 4314738
The World War II Memorial Campanile and Carillon is the most distinguished landmark at the University of Kansas - in Lawrence, Kansas.
Waymark Code: WM16320
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 04/24/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
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The World War II Campanile and Carillon at the University of Kansas in Lawrence was constructed in 1950-51 to honor the 277 students and faculty who died serving their country in World War II. The 120-foot Campanile, built of native Kansas Limestone, contains a 53-bell carillon cast by the John Taylor Bell Foundry of Loughborough, England. The structure was dedicated on May 27, 1951 and rededicated on April 26, 1996 following an extensive renovation.
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS United States

Who controls the carillon?: University of Kansas

Number of bells: 53

Year of construction: 05/27/1951

Structure: Free standing 120' Campanile

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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