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Wildomar rings in community pride with rebirth of historic school bell

 

Last updated 12/15/2006 at Noon



The past joined with the future at the unveiling of the restored 120-year-old Wildomar Elementary School bell on Saturday, December 9. The “gong” of the bell, silent for almost 50 years, resonated throughout the community as it had for decades in the past, calling children to K-8 classes in a one-room schoolhouse or, in this instance, accentuating an important community event. With the sacrifice of hundreds of hours of labor, expertise and the generous donation of materials, the community came together in a year-long project to rejuvenate the historic bell, which has become a symbol of...



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