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2019 Opening date

2019 Holiday Mahanay Maestros

2019 Season Passes


Bells ring on Veteran’s Day

Happy Birthday to Bell Tower

ISU Carilloneer to Play

Hy-Vee to sponsor youth admissions

More art seen from top of tower

Open for 2018 Season


Dedication of bells and observation deck  GCNO

Bell Tower will play the same tunes, but “for real”  GCNO

Forty-seven Bells Installed, Now What’s Next?  RVRadio

The Mahanay Tower close-up  GCNO

Bell Tower Update – Friday  GCNO

Velma Radebaugh sees bells – Jefferson Herald Facebook post

A 50 Year-Old Dream Almost Completed in Jefferson – RVRadio

Bell Tower Update – Thursday  GCNO

Forty-seven bells will be ringing soon … in Jefferson – RVRadio

Bell Tower Update – Wednesday  GCNO

Third rooftop art installed – GCNO

Beta Tau Delta sponsors youth GCNO

Get customized penny at bell tower RVRadio

Bells to arrive next week GCNO

Bells on their way to States GCNO


Mahanay Bell Tower Birthday Party well attended GCNO

Mahanay Bell Tower’s 50th celebrated in Jefferson RV Radio

New picture book tells Mahanay story GCNO

Bell Tower to join elite ranks-Jefferson Herald

An exciting historic day for Jefferson’s bell tower GCNO

Coming to a bell tower near you -a full Carillon GCNO

A concert 50 years in the making -Jefferson Herald

NPR interview in Jefferson Iowa revitalizing with art

Bell Tower Foundation notes students’ efforts on 50th logo GCNO

Make plans to help the bell tower celebrate -Jefferson Herald

Vision Iowa OKs CAT grant to finish Mahanay Carillon GCNO

The Mahanays return to celebrate  their namesake GCNO

Celebration of Bell Tower’s 50th Underway – Jefferson Herald

Fundraising campaign underway to complete carillon  GCNO

Push on to make bell tower a full carillon – Jefferson Herald

Public’s thoughts needed for community poem RV Radio

Do your part for Jefferson- think creatively -Jefferson Herald

Extensive repairs completed on Mahanay Bell Tower RV Radio

Jefferson rich in social capital  Jefferson Herald