Mary Powell Bell

Mary Powell Bell (HM149R)

Location: Kingston, NY 12401 Ulster County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 55.116', W 73° 58.876'

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This bell, cast by the Meneely Bell Foundry in West Troy, New York, in 1861, came from the famous steamboat Mary Powell which operated on the Hudson River from 1861 to 1917. The Mary Powell ran between Rondout/Kingston and New York City and was known as the River Queen because of her speed and elegance. The Mary Powell was also known for punctuality. For each landing her bell was rung to signal her arrival, and it was said that people set their clocks by the sound of her bell.

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HM NumberHM149R
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584476 N 4641240
Decimal Degrees41.91860000, -73.98126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.116', W 73° 58.876'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 6.96" N, 73° 58' 52.56" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston NY 12401, US
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