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Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lewisburg Graded School Bell

 
 
Lewisburg Graded School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2014
1. Lewisburg Graded School Bell Marker
Inscription.  This bell installed Lewisburg Graded School 1878. Given to park by George L. Lemon.
 
Erected by City of Lewisburg.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 37° 48.182′ N, 80° 26.705′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Street (U.S. 219) and Randolph Street, on the left when traveling north on Jefferson Street. Marker and bell are in General Andrew Lewis Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to Men of the Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenbrier County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenbrier County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Army Rendezvous (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Price
Lewisburg Graded School Bell Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2014
2. Lewisburg Graded School Bell Detail
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shuck Memorial Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); The Lewisburg Foundation (about 700 feet away); Battle of Lewisburg (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. McShane Bell Foundry Brief History. (Submitted on July 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "Last Bell Hasn't Tolled For Glen Burnie's McShane Foundry" (1991 Baltimore Sun article). (Submitted on July 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Lewisburg Graded School Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2014
3. Lewisburg Graded School Bell
Lewisburg Graded School Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2014
4. Lewisburg Graded School Bell and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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