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Amesville in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ames Academy Bell

1852 - 1955

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
1. Ames Academy Bell Marker
Inscription.  Over a century its clear tone carried from valley to hill beckoning all to learn
 
Erected 1975.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 39° 24.017′ N, 81° 57.33′ W. Marker is in Amesville, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (Ohio Route 550) and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Marker and bell are in Gifford Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amesville OH 45711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frank Henry Gifford (here, next to this marker); Western Library Association (a few steps from this marker); Historic Amesville (within shouting distance of this marker); Millfield Coal Mine Disaster (approx. 6.9 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 7.8 miles away); Millfield Mine No. 6 - 1205 Disaster (approx. 7.9 miles away); Todd and Tony Carr Memorial
Ames Academy Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
2. Ames Academy Bell
(approx. 8.4 miles away); Athens County Infirmary (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amesville.
 
Ames Academy Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
3. Ames Academy Bell and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,027 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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