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Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell

 
 
Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
1. Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell Marker
Inscription.  

This bell was located in the Episcopal Chapel in Townville, Pennsylvania. Albert Broadhurst, Rector of St. James Memorial Episcopal Church of Titusville, served that chapel. The bell, part of the estate of James A. and Elva B. Gillette, was donated to the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville as part of the Campaign for the Broadhurst Science Center.
 
Erected by University of Pittsburgh at Titusville and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 41° 37.74′ N, 79° 39.874′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Bell and marker are about 60 feet west of the Haskell Memorial Library, on the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 East Main Street, Titusville PA 16354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McKinney Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); John William Heisman (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John A. Mather (about 700 feet away); John Mather Home (about 700 feet

Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
2. Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell and Markers
Haskell Memorial Library at left background
away); The Tarbell House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ida M. Tarbell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burgess Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cytemp Specialty Steel Company (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Regarding Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell. The bell inscription reads:

In memory of

John Boyer,

Easter, 1876.

"The memory of the just is blessed."

 
Also see . . .
1. The story of Townville, at 150 (The Titusville Herald, 2017). (Submitted on August 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. University of Pittsburgh at Titusville. (Submitted on August 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
3. Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell
Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell Base Donors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2019
4. Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell Base Donors Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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