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Little Falls in Morrison County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Bell

 
 
The Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
1. The Bell Marker
Inscription.

About the middle of January 1915, the convent bell was Blessed and placed in the Belfry of the Our Lady of the Angels Academy. Rev. Rather Barras preformed [sic] the ceremony. It was named, Michael, Ignatius, Francis, Anthony, Columba.
 
Erected by Holy Family Parish.
 
Location. 46° 2.028′ N, 94° 20.266′ W. Marker is in Little Falls, Minnesota, in Morrison County. Marker is on Riverwood Drive 0.1 miles west of Minnesota Highway 75, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18777 Riverwood Drive, Little Falls MN 56345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Way of the Cross (here, next to this marker); Log Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (a few steps from this marker); The Monument (a few steps from this marker); Belle Prairie Church and Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Family Parish (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
2. The Bell and Marker
Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (within shouting distance of this marker); 99th Infantry Battalion (Sep) activated at Camp Ripley August 1942 (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Falls.
 
More about this marker. Bell and marker are in the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Memorial Garden, east of Holy Family Parish.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our Lady of the Angels History. (Submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. C. S. Bell and His Bell Foundry. (Submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
3. The Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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