Geocaching.com


Geocaching

Welcome, Visitor!

Sign in with Facebook

Sign in with Geocaching

Forgot Username/Password

Traditional Cache

Ring That Bell:Carillon Tower

A cache by The NVG
Hidden : 11/14/2010
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


My best bell series yet to date. I can't believe no one has put one here. Visit Jefferson the first week each June for tour of this magnificent Iowa icon.

The 14-story Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower commands a breathtaking view of Jefferson and the countryside of five counties. Visitors can take a glass elevator ride to the 120-ft. observation deck. Located on the southwest corner of the Greene County Courthouse plaza in downtown Jefferson, the tower was given to the people of Jefferson and Greene County in accordance with wills of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Mahanay. The tower is 168 feet 2 inches high and holds 14 bells that were cast at the world famous Petit & Fritzen Bell Foundry in the Netherlands. The bells chime on the hour, quarter and half-hour and music can be played from an electric keyboard. The tower has music playing daily. The tower was completed in 1966 at a cost of $350,000.00. The tower is open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day 12 – 4 p.m. and weekends only in May and September. Other times by appointment by calling 515-386-2155. Submitted by Carole Custer, President, Mahanay Bell Tower Community Foundation

Additional Hints (No hints available.)

Advertising with Us

Inventory

There are no Trackables in this cache.

 

Find...

52 Logged Visits

Found it 37     Didn't find it 11     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 2     Update Coordinates 1     

View Logbook

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/27/2013 8:15:37 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (4:15 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum