Sign seen inside Mission Soledad, one of the 21 missions in California.
I have a series on the mission churches of California. If you have time, check this out.
I am linking to Lesley’s SIGNS, SIGNS.
Posted by ewok1993 on July 27, 2011 in SIGNS
July 27, 2011 at 5:00 pm
wow, that bell looks really old.
July 27, 2011 at 7:16 pm
Looks pretty nice for a 212 yr old bell!
I’m wondering about that little hook that is above it though…!
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July 27, 2011 at 7:37 pm
Made by a well-known bell maker it’s sound must be delightful.
July 27, 2011 at 8:21 pm
Nice piece of history.
July 27, 2011 at 8:36 pm
I always like that old song “Mission Bell”!
July 27, 2011 at 11:01 pm
That looks like a monks robe. That is pretty cool to find a place and has that displayed. ^_^
July 28, 2011 at 1:40 am
I find it fascinating that bells could have been cast with such precision and detail so long ago. Nice!
July 28, 2011 at 1:57 am
I doubt that I’ll look that good when I’m 212 years old.
July 28, 2011 at 3:06 am
That bell is a real beauty….so very, very old and in pristine condition. Love the monk’s robe beside it. Wish I was going around to all of these missions. I would be in hog heaven. Genie
July 28, 2011 at 3:14 am
Bet that bell weighs a ton… thus does not need to be secured in any way. Wouldn’t it be great to hear it’s ring? I also took a quick glance at your wonderful mission series. I’m pressed for time right now (moving house) but will come back later to enjoy more fully.
July 28, 2011 at 3:39 am
PS. Yes we sure did use that outhouse and many many more! 😉
July 28, 2011 at 1:44 pm
For some strange reason that song from the 80’s? came into my head “Ring my chimes baby ring my chimes”. Uh, sorry.
Cool bell. Lots of history. I like the monk robe hanging next to it.
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