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Chautauqua in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Tower

 
 
This Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. This Tower Marker
Inscription.  
This tower erected in 1911 by
the contributions of many
Chautauquans, is a memoral to
Lewis Miller
one of the founders of Chautauqua.
In his honor,
four additional bells and
a new console
have been added to the tower
by members
of the Miller family.

 
Erected 1967 by Chautauqua Institute.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 42° 12.68′ N, 79° 27.732′ W. Marker is in Chautauqua, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Lake Drive and North Lake Drive. Marker is on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institute at the point of the peninsula. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chautauqua NY 14722, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pier Building (a few steps from this marker); Palestine Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miller Park (about 700 feet away); Lewis Miller Cottage (about
The Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. The Bell Tower
The plaque is fixed to an exterior side wall of the recessed entrance.
800 feet away); Pioneer Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mayville Station (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Settler (approx. 3 miles away); Tourgee Home (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chautauqua.
 
Also see . . .
1. Meeley Bell Foundary - Wikipedia. According to the adjacent Pier Building marker, Meeley bells are in the tower. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Chautauqua Institution - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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