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Title: World Peace Bell
Author: MacKaron, Erissa, Photographer
Description: The World Peace Bell was dedicated December 31, 1999 for the Millennium Monument Pavilion in Newport, Kentucky. The bell was designed by the Verdin Bell Company and was cast in December of 1998 by the Verdin team in Nantes France, at Fonderie de l'Atlantique. The composition of the bell is 80% copper and 20% tin. The bell weighs 66,000 pounds and has a diameter of twelve feet. The bell is in the key of A and is rung daily at noon and for special occasions. The bell is housed in a minimalist structure that allows for optimal viewing.
Bookmark: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.UC/45
Date: 1999

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