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Cumberland in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Monastery Bell

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, July 26, 2011
1. Monastery Bell Marker
Inscription.  This bell was cast by George Holbrook in East Medway MA in 1840, and was installed at 22 Broad St. It remained there until 1977 when it was dismantled by the Knights of Columbus and brought to the Hayden Library and dedicated to the departed brothers of St. Thomas K. of C. Council #1472
 
Erected 1977 by Knights of Columbus.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 41° 56.022′ N, 71° 24.232′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Diamond Hill Road (Rhode Island Route 114), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland RI 02864, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nine Men’s Misery (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Attleboro Memorial Wall (approx. 2˝ miles away in Massachusetts); Pierce Park and Riverwalk (approx. 2.9 miles away); Garland - Muccio Square (approx. 3.1 miles away in Massachusetts);
Monastery Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 26, 2011
2. Monastery Bell Marker
Draper Farm Historic Site (approx. 3.4 miles away in Massachusetts); Old Powder House 1768 (approx. 3.4 miles away in Massachusetts); Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pawtucket Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Monastery Bell. George Holbrook was an apprentice of Paul Revere
 
Monastery Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 26, 2011
3. Monastery Bell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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