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John Harvard's Journal

Steeple Sounds

September-October 2014


Photograph by Jim Harrison

In 2011, the Memorial Church bell got a new clapper—and cracked; recordings replaced its ringing. This replacement, cast by John Taylor Bell Foundry, of the United Kingdom (which made the original in 1926), was hoisted into place on June 16. Genuine clangs resumed.

 

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Photograph courtesy of Ayer Mansion

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The Iron Works House is a national historic site in Saugus, Massachusetts