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Aiken in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Aiken County Courthouse Bell

 
 
Aiken County Courthouse Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Aiken County Courthouse Bell Marker
Inscription.
Forged in 1882 at
Troy, N.Y., the bell
hung in the courthouse
1882-1981.
In 1931, lightning
cracked the bell,
and caused a fire
that destroyed
the cupola.

 
Location. 33° 33.253′ N, 81° 43.513′ W. Marker is in Aiken, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Newberry St SW near New Lane SW. Touch for map. At Aiken County Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 433 Newberry Street SW, Aiken SC 29801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Aiken County Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Transit Of Venus Observatory Structure, 1882 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Ergle Log Cabin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Trough and Drinking Fountain (about 400 feet away); The One Room Schoolhouse (about 400 feet away); Hitchcock Woods (about 500 feet away); Coker Spring (about 600 feet away); Hofmann (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitney Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Coker Spring (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aiken.
 
Also see . . .  Meneely Bell Foundry. The Meneely Bell Foundry was a bell foundry
Aiken County Courthouse Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
2. Aiken County Courthouse Bell Marker
established in 1826 in West Troy (now Watervliet), New York, by Andrew Meneely. (Submitted on June 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Aiken County Courthouse Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Aiken County Courthouse Bell and Marker
Aiken County Courthouse Bell image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Aiken County Courthouse Bell
Aiken County Courthouse Bell close-up image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Aiken County Courthouse Bell close-up
Clinton H. Meneely
Bell Company
Troy, N.Y.
A.D. 1882.
Aiken County Courthouse Bell image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
6. Aiken County Courthouse Bell
Aiken County Courthouse Bell image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 25, 2017
7. Aiken County Courthouse Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,653 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on March 26, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on March 26, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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