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Pleasant Hill in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Journey of the Bell

Pioneer Hall Museum

 

—Revere and Sons Bell —

 
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Inscription.
1817
Cast by Revere and Sons, Boston, Massachusetts

1817-1824
Hung in steeple of 2nd Congressional Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts

1825-1886
Placed in Old North Congregational Church, Marblehead

1886
Purchased by J.J,H. Gregory and sent to Pleasant Hill Academy

1886-1918
Hung in belfry of Pleasant Hill Academy’s first building

1922
Broken bell was placed on site of Dodge Hall which had burned

1959
Hung in bell tower of Pleasant Hill Community Church, United Church of Christ

2011
Given to the Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands and moved to Pioneer Hall Museum.
 
Erected 2011 by Pleasant Hill Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 58.567′ N, 85° 11.65′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Maryland Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill TN 38578, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Affair at Cumberland Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Pleasant Hill (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Earl Webb (approx. 6.7 miles away); Cumberland County at War (approx. 9.6 miles away); Cumberland County's First Steam Engine (approx. 9.6 miles away); Standing Stone Monument (approx. 12.3 miles away); Gen. John T. Wilder (approx. 12.5 miles away); Stokes' Atrocity (approx. 12.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands::. (Submitted on October 12, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "Revere" Bells:. This includes: "Paul Revere Bells" (only 46 are known to yet exist) - made at Paul Revere Foundry before his death --and-- those made at the "Revere & Sons", Boston, Massachusetts. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Revere Bells --- 1793 - 1828. (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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