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Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Weaver College Bell

 
 
Weaver College Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
1. Weaver College Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Cast on January 29, 1841

These Bricks and the Hand-hewn Beams
Were a Part of
The Weaver College Administration Building
Which was Constructed in
Weaverville, North Carolina
1872

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 35° 14.208′ N, 82° 43.817′ W. Marker is in Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker can be reached from Brevard College near N. Broad Street (U.S. 276). Marker is on the grounds of Brevard College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brevard NC 28712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weaver College Bell Tower (here, next to this marker); Brevard College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); College Stone Wall and Gate (about 500 feet away); Transylvania County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Honor and Memory (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Philip's Parish
Weaver College Bell image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
2. Weaver College Bell
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Walton War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Estatoe Path (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
 
Additional comments.
1. Actual origin of this bell
Based on the name on the yoke of this bell, it could not have been made earlier than 1894. Clearly some historical records were lost before this marker was prepared.
    — Submitted August 21, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri.
 
Weaver College Bell image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
3. Weaver College Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 24, 2020