Cliffside in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Get Up Bell
Times Rung Indicating to the people of Cliffside
5:30 A.M. Time to get up
6:30 A.M. Time to leave home for work
6:50 A.M. Ten minutes before start up time
12:00 Noon Lunch time
12:50 P.M. Ten minutes until time to start back to work
6:00 P.M. End of work day
The bell has not been in use since the late 40's, but now stands as a monument to the town and people of Cliffside Mills.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
Location. 35° 14.577′ N, 81° 46.128′ W. Marker is in Cliffside, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Old Main Street, 0.1 miles north of Drug Store Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The High Shoal Ironworks Village (approx. 2 miles away); Raleigh Rutherford Haynes / Simpson Bobo Tanner (approx. 2 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 4½ miles away); Gardner-Webb University (approx. 5.8 miles away); Boiling Springs Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Welcome to Cowpens National Battlefield (approx. 7½ miles away in South Carolina); After Victory (approx. 7.7 miles away in South Carolina); Morgan's Flying Army (approx. 7.8 miles away in South Carolina).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.