"Bells Across The Land"--150th Anniversary from close Civil War

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"Bells Across The Land"--150th Anniversary from close Civil War

Time: April 9, 2015 from 1:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: United States
Street: near you
City/Town: near you
Website or Map: https://cwcrossroads.wordpres…
Event Type: bell celebration
Organized By: National Park Service [posted by W. Branstetter]
Latest Activity: Apr 8, 2015

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To mark the 150th anniversary of the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General Ullysses S. Grant at Appomottox, Virginia, to conclude the American Civil War.  Bells will ring across the land for four minutes (one minute for each year of war) starting at 3:15 p.m. ET (1:15 p.m. MT).

Check out this article that includes an interesting video of the intricate setup of bells in one tower.

https://cwcrossroads.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/bells-across-the-land/

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