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Congregational Church Bell

Linwood, Nebraska

 
 
Congregational Church Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Congregational Church Bell Marker
Inscription.

Inscribed on the Bell:
Mc Shane Bell Foundry
Henry McShane & Co.
Baltimore, Md

Weight: 795 lbs.

The records for the bell and the church were destroyed in a flood. The bronze bell carried no date. The church closed in the early 1970's.

 
Erected 1992 by Columbus Community Foundation, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 41° 25.369′ N, 97° 22.113′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is on 33rd Avenue (U.S. 30/81) near 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Belltower is in Pawnee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NE 68601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (here, next to this marker); Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Bell (here, next to this marker); North Branch, Oregon Trail
Congregational Church Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Congregational Church Bell
(a few steps from this marker); United Methodist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); St. Michael's Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named United Methodist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Quincentenary Bell Tower (North) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Quincentenary Bell Tower (North)
Congregational Church Bell in center
The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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