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.
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 map. Marker is in this post office area: Cliffside NC 28024, United States of America. Touch 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 North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 4½ miles away); Gardner-Webb University (approx. 5.8 miles away); Welcome to Cowpens National Battlefield (approx. 7½ miles away in South Carolina); The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (was approx. 7.7 miles away in South Carolina but has been reported missing. ); After Victory (approx. 7.7 miles away in South Carolina); Race to the Dan River (was approx. 7.8 miles away in South Carolina but has been reported missing. ).
Also see . . . Remember Cliffside. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 726 times since then. 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.