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Make it Ring

Join the community celebration and ring in the New Year with the National Bell Festival.

Free Events + Concerts

Georgetown, We Have a Rendering

There comes a time in every bell restoration project where we get to see a glimpse into the future. That time has come. As we continue our work to refurbish the historic bell at Georgetown Lutheran Church (located at the...

Campanology Word of the Day: Canon

There are many parts to a bell and each is given a name steeped in the craft of bellfounding and campanology. For instance, a bell has both a waist and a shoulder, a lip and a mouth. It’s even...

So, You’re Not from 1780?

Historic bell restoration projects here at the National Bell Festival sometimes have us scrambling up dusty ladders in search of clues to a bell’s age or provenance, as if we were Nicolas Cage in...

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