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Franklin in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Central School Bell

 
 
Old Central School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
1. Old Central School Bell Marker
Inscription.  
This bell was cast in 1849. It summoned and dismissed our school children from 1849 to 1931.

"Bells of the past, whose long forgotten music still fills the wild, expanse, tingeing the sober twilight of the present with color of romance."
Bret Harte

Donated by Public Subscription

Mounting designed by Joe Baxter, Jr.
 
Erected by Public Subscription.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 39° 33.627′ N, 84° 18.238′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on South Main Street (Ohio Route 123) 0.1 miles north of East 4th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 345 S Main St, Franklin OH 45005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin World War II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Franklin Veterans Park
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Thirkield Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); VFW Post 7596 Veterans Memorial Mural (about 400 feet away); Lewis Davis Campbell / Robert Cumming Schenck (about 600 feet away); First Franklin Post Office (about 800 feet away); History Of Franklin (about 800 feet away); The Old Log Post Office (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Old Central School Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
2. Old Central School Bell
Old Central School Bell display stands in front of the old school image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
3. Old Central School Bell display stands in front of the old school
Detail on the Old Central School Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
4. Detail on the Old Central School Bell
Detail on the Old Central School Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
5. Detail on the Old Central School Bell
Detail on the Old Central School Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 15, 2021
6. Detail on the Old Central School Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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