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Courthouse Bell - Independence, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 13.452 W 095° 42.262
15S E 260060 N 4123171
Quick Description: courthouse lawn display
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2015 4:49:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMNDXT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of bell: Montgomery County
Locatio of bell: Myrtle St. side Country House Lawn, Independence

The courthouse was built in 1887 with a clock tower and bell. The tower was removed during remodeling in 1931. I assume the bell was also and placed here.
The is not any plaque to identify details

Text embossed on the bell:
(north face):

Montgomery County Courthouse
Independence Kans. July 1891
(south face):
McShane Bell Foundry,
Baltimore, MD.
1890.

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