Aiken in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Aiken County Courthouse Bell
In 1931, lightning cracked the bell and caused a fire that destroyed the cupola.
Location. 33° 33.253′ N, 81° 43.513′ W. Marker is in Aiken, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Newberry St SW near New Lane SW. Click for map. At Aiken County Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Aiken SC 29801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Aiken County Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Transit Of Venus Observatory Structure, 1882 (within shouting distance of this marker); The One Room Schoolhouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hitchcock Woods (about 500 feet away); Coker Spring (about 600 feet away); Hofmann (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitney Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Coker Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Aiken Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Highland Park Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aiken.
Also see . . . Meneely Bell Foundry. The Meneely Bell Foundry was a bell foundry established in 1826 in West Troy (now Watervliet), New York, by Andrew Meneely. (Submitted on June 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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