The Bells of Marbletown

A lost sound? Clarions have replaced the ringing of bells in many churches, but early residents can still remember when the bells used to ring.  Since we visited the Marbletown Reformed Church in April 2007, we have learned that the bells are being rung again on Sunday mornings.


This story has been condensed and edited from a longer interview.

Interviewee: Evelyn Civill, Robert Van Wagenen, Ron Mapstone

Recorded: 2007, 2005, 2007

Time Period: 20th century

Subjects: Marbletown church bells

Collection: Rondout Valley Folklore Collection

Credits: Photos by Sound and Story

Produced by Eileen McAdam

Funded by:  Institute of Museum and Library Services

Some Rights Reserved: This production including audio, text, and images, may be used for educational and research purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and is credited to The Sound and Story Project.

Transcript:  Coming soon

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