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Delta in Delta County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Central School Bell

 
 
Central School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
1. Central School Bell Marker
Inscription.  From Delta's first school, 1884 to 1963. This bell hangs under the Lincoln School cupola, which never had a bell because the two schools were located so close.
 
Erected by Delta County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 38° 44.589′ N, 108° 4.208′ W. Marker is in Delta, Colorado, in Delta County. Marker is on 3rd Street east of Main Street (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the Delta County Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 251 Meeker Street, Delta CO 81416, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mangum Memorial Wind-Chime (here, next to this marker); Delta Jail - 1890 (here, next to this marker); Robert E. Lee Steamboat Bell (here, next to this marker); Leslie J. Savage Big Bell Collection (a few steps from this marker); Site of Farmers and Merchants Bank
Central School Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2020
2. Central School Bell
The marker is on the 1890 Jail wall,
behind the cupola and bell.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Delta County Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockham Building (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church of Delta (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delta.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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