Old City Hall Bell Historical

Old City Hall Bell Historical (HM1WHJ)

Location: Suffolk, VA 23434
Country: United States of America

N 36° 43.727', W 76° 34.972'

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This bell was part of the old City Hall constructed in 1891 on Main Street near this site. The City Hall Building had two spires. The southern spire had a four faced clock that was operated by a system of counter weights. This bell was struck as a part of the clock mechanism to sound the hour and half-hour of each day until the City Hall Building was demolished in 1962.

This cast bronze bell identified as the BARE Bell was manufactured at Baltimore Foundry, Baltimore, Maryland in 1885.
Year Placed1997
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 358658 N 4065953
Decimal Degrees36.72878333, -76.58286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.727', W 76° 34.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 43.62" N, 76° 34' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122 N Main St, Suffolk VA 23434, US
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