UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY - The Old Main bell was returned to campus on Monday, after having been removed in 2009 for restoration.
The bell was installed for permanent display on the mall between Old Main and Willard Building and will be officially dedicated at a public ceremony at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, April 23.
In this picture, construction crews lowered the bell into it's display near Old Main.
Penn State's class of 2009
funded the bell's removal, restoration and display as a gift to the
University. Landscaping and other final touches to the bell display are
ongoing and will be completed prior to the dedication, according to the
Office of Physical Plant.