The Braselton School Bell

The Braselton School Bell (HMBZG)

Location: Braselton, GA 30517 Jackson County
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N 34° 6.433', W 83° 45.717'

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Originally located in the bell tower of the Braselton High School, the bell was commissioned by Senator Isaac Frank Duncan for all students from 1920 until 1957. The school was built by the Town of Braselton's founders, and when it closed in 1957, the bell was returned to Senator Duncan's family.

The bell was later donated to the Town by the children of Green and May Braselton who were the Senator's grandchildren.

The restored school bell is a symbol of pride for Braselton, where generations heard its sound for school and community events. It is rededicated by the Mayor and Council in 2004.

The gazebo housing the bell is made possible by the civic generosity of Tom Bowen, the Braselton Rotary Club, Earl H. Graham, Mayor Pat Graham, D.G. Jenkins Corporation and Select Brokers.
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 245223 N 3777489
Decimal Degrees34.10721667, -83.76195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.433', W 83° 45.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 25.98" N, 83° 45' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4982 GA-53, Braselton GA 30517, US
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