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Restoring America's sound canopy.

Sentinels in bronze, bells toll a history of our nation: the jubilation of independence, the pain of war, the sacredness of community, and the resounding hope of tomorrow.

Our work supports the United Nations' Global Goal No. 11 for Sustainable Development: Protecting the World's Cultural and Natural Heritage.

No man is an island.

English poet John Donne, writing in the 17th century, argued for the interconnectedness of all people when he penned that momentous line: no man is an island. His immortal poem reverberates through the centuries as an ode to community, togetherness, and collected potential. The National Bell Festival celebrates that same spirit today.

For Whom the Bell Tolls

No man is an island,
Entire of itself.
Each is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less.
As well as if a promontory were.
As well as if a manor of thine own
Or of thine friend's were.
Each man's death diminishes me,
For I am involved in mankind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee.

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