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Grant in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pennsylvania Bell Tower

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
1. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
Inscription.  Built as a water tower in 1937 by her husband in honor of Mrs. Harper Donelson Sheppard, Pennsylvania State Regent 1935-1938, and created a Bell Tower in 1973 upon the installation of a Carillion by the Pennsylvania Daughters in honor of Mrs. Harold Arthur Russell, Pennsylvania State Regent 1971-1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen.
 
Location. 34° 32.062′ N, 86° 15.174′ W. Marker is in Grant, Alabama, in Marshall County. Next to D.A.R. Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grant AL 35747, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kate Duncan Smith - Daughters of the American Revolution School (within shouting distance of this marker); Becker Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant, Alabama: A Scenic Mountain Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cathedral Caverns (approx. 3 miles away); Whitaker Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Decatur County
Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
2. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
Presented by
H.D. Sheppard
Hanover, Penn.,
To the Children of the
Kate Duncan Smith
D.A.R. School.
1937
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Bethel Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grant.
 
Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
3. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
This Water System
was presented to
Kate Duncan Smith
D.A.R School
By the
Pennsylvania Society N.S.D.A.R
In honor of
Their State Regent
Mrs. Harlow B. Kirkpatrick
1947-1950
Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
4. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
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By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
5. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2014
6. Pennsylvania Bell Tower Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 14, 2014, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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