Happy Birthday to the bell tower

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Tuesday, Oct. 16, is the 52nd birthday of the Mahanay Memorial CarillonTower.

Built in 1966, the Greene County landmark now boasts a 47-bell, four-octave carillon atop the 12-story tower.

To celebrate, anyone who is 52 years old will get free admission to the tower next weekend, Oct 13-14.

Jefferson residents can listen for the Birthday Song played from the bell tower Tuesday as one of the three songs played five minutes past each hour.

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