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| Institution Name: Macalester College |
Original/Historic Place Name: Bell Tower
Location on Campus: next to Weyerhaeuser Hall
Date(s) of Construction:
| 1928||original construction |
|ca. 1995||rebuilt |
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Colonial revival, Regionalist/Vernacular (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, culture, education, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
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| 1928-present (2006)||bell tower|
The Bell Tower was a gift of the classes of 1927 and 1928 and was rebuilt in the mid 1990s. Over the years it has served as a meeting place and has been a landmark at the center of campus. The bell is rung for special events and at the start of the annual commencement exercises.
Macalester College. Macalester College--A Century and Beyond. St. Paul, MN: Macalester College, 1985.