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Sheffield in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Cast Steel Bell

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2012
1. Cast Steel Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Cast Steel Bell
Sheffield, England, 1860
Made by the Naylor Vickers & Co. foundry using E. Riepe’s patent. This bell hung in the steeple of the Methodist Church on Main Street, Sheffield, MA (now a private home). Donated by Tom and Cynthia Dixon to the Town of Sheffield.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 42° 6.65′ N, 73° 21.231′ W. Marker is in Sheffield, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 7) and Elm Court, on the left when traveling north. Located in front of Sheffield Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Depot Square, Sheffield MA 01257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Parish Church Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial Trees (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sheffield World War II Monument (about 800 feet away); Sheffield World War I Monument
Cast Steel Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2012
2. Cast Steel Bell Marker
(about 800 feet away); Barnard Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Post 340 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Reconstruction of 1854 Covered Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Off-World Incident (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheffield.
 
Cast Steel Bell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2012
3. Cast Steel Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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