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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Bell at Augusta State University

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, August 7, 2011
1. The Bell at Augusta State University Marker
Inscription. The Bell, donated to the College by the Georgia Railroad Bank, came from the last steam locomotive of the Georgia Railroad. In 1957, the bank also funded the building of the tower to house the bell, which at one time rang to mark the beginning and ending of classes. The student newspaper, The Bell Ringer, began publication fall quarter 1957.
 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 33° 28.536′ N, 82° 1.413′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on near Patriot Drive near Arsenal Avenue.. Touch for map. Located on campus of Augusta State University. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bellevue (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Vincent Benet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Augusta College Three Original Arsenal Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); The Augusta Arsenal (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walker Family Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta State University
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By Mike Stroud, August 7, 2011
2. The Bell
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Augusta Arsenal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta Arsenal 1941 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
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The Bell at Augusta State University image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 7, 2011
3. The Bell at Augusta State University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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