Cemetery Worker's Bell - Colma, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 40.941 W 122° 27.385
10S E 547930 N 4170711
Quick Description: Bell of the former cemetery offices in Colma.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2009 1:53:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM5J69
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
"This bell used to hang in the tower of what is now the museum building. It was rung to signal workers of an approaching funeral. Upon hearing the bell the workers would change into their uniforms and participate in the handling of the burial services. Almost all of the cemeteries has such a bell."
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