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Steeple Sounds

September-October 2014


Photograph by Jim Harrison

In 2011, the Memorial Church bell got a new clapper—and cracked; recordings replaced its ringing. This replacement, cast by John Taylor Bell Foundry, of the United Kingdom (which made the original in 1926), was hoisted into place on June 16. Genuine clangs resumed.

 

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