Schoolhouse Bell

Schoolhouse Bell (HM17X9)

Location: Edwardsburg, MI 49112 Cass County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 46.57', W 85° 53.864'

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The District No. 5 bell was originally installed in 1875. The Bell was removed from the building in 1964, during remodeling, and sold to a local farmer. It was later sold to James Loop, who took it to his home in Wichita, Kansas. In 1996, the bell was purchased by Bill and Jean Hoffman and brought back to its original site.

The bell was cast at the Gould Mfg. Co. in Seneca Falls, New York in 1870, at a cost of $40. It weighs 390 pounds.
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HM NumberHM17X9
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByMason Township and Bill & Jean Hoffman and Melvin & Shirley Stewart & Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 591606 N 4625511
Decimal Degrees41.77616667, -85.89773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.57', W 85° 53.864'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 34.20" N, 85° 53' 51.84" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 309 Grace St, Edwardsburg MI 49112, US
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