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Ashland in Ashland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ashland County Courthouse Bell

 
 
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
1. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Marker
Inscription.
This bell was hung in the old court house in 1853 and for 75 years served Ashland County truly & well. It's vibrant tones rang out the news of Lee's surrender, tolled the passing of the immortal Lincoln, pealed forth the victory of Admiral Dewey, and joined in the glad refrain proclaiming the end of the World War. May its faithful voice, now hushed in silence, echo in our hearts forever.
 
Erected by Ashland County.
 
Location. 40° 52.179′ N, 82° 19.066′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Ohio, in Ashland County. Marker is at the intersection of Cottage Street (Ohio Route 60/511) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Cottage Street. Touch for map. Bell and marker are on the west courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland OH 44805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashland County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Ashland County Pioneer Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashland County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Freer Civil War Memorial (within shouting
Ashland County Courthouse Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
2. Ashland County Courthouse Bell and Marker
distance of this marker); Ashland County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jones Memorial Terrace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Founding of Ashland College / Ashland Eagles Tradition (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ashland County Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
Categories. CommunicationsGovernmentMan-Made FeaturesNotable EventsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I
 
Ashland County Courthouse Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
3. Ashland County Courthouse Bell
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Maker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
4. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Maker
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Foundry image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
5. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Foundry
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Foundry Location image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
6. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Foundry Location
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Casting Year image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
7. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Casting Year
Ashland County Courthouse Bell Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 22, 2009
8. Ashland County Courthouse Bell Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 24, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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