Pleasant Hill in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Journey of the Bell
Pioneer Hall Museum
— Revere and Sons Bell —
Cast by Revere and Sons, Boston, Massachusetts
Hung in steeple of 2nd Congressional Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts
Placed in Old North Congregational Church, Marblehead
Purchased by J.J.H. Gregory and sent to Pleasant Hill Academy
Hung in belfry of Pleasant Hill Academy’s first building
Broken bell was placed on site of Dodge Hall which had burned
Hung in bell tower of Pleasant Hill Community Church, United Church of Christ
Given to the Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands and moved to Pioneer Hall Museum.
Erected 2011 by Pleasant Hill Historical Society.
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
Location. 35° 58.567′ N, 85° 11.65′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is on East Main Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill TN 38578, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Affair at Cumberland Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Pleasant Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Crossville (approx. 5.8 miles away); Earl Webb (approx. 6.7 miles away); France Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cap't Champ Ferguson (approx. 8.7 miles away); “Red Fox” Flynn (approx. 8.8 miles away); Cumberland Mountain School (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Hill.
Also see . . . Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands::. (Submitted on October 12, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.