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Front Royal in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Erin Dinner Bell

 
 
Erin Dinner Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. Erin Dinner Bell Marker
Inscription.  Erin is a large farm built by a David Funsten in 1848 and located 11 miles north on 522/340. This bell was located in Erin's lower field and used to call the workers in to eat. It is said, when the bell run the plow horses would stop where they stood and not move until the laborers returned from their meals.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 38° 55.169′ N, 78° 11.462′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is on Chester Street just south of Crescent Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 Chester St, Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Seal of the Confederacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Williams Chapel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bel Air (about 700 feet away); The Courthouse (approx.
Erin Dinner Bell, to the right of the Smoke House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
2. Erin Dinner Bell, to the right of the Smoke House
0.2 miles away); Capture of Front Royal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Front Royal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warren County World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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