Sponsor the Harriet Tubman Bell

Harriet Tubman Sponsor: $100,000

Cast your name in bronze opposite one of the most prolific guides on the Underground Railroad: Harriet Tubman. The Harriet Tubman bell will be the second largest bell in the carillon dedicated to an abolitionist – weighing 816 lbs. and tuned to the note of A#.

To sponsor this bell, please contact the National Bell Festival.

Cover image: Harriet Tubman in 1868 or 1869. Courtesy: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (reproduction no. LC-DIG-ppmsca-54230).

Explore the benefits of sponsorship.

This $100,000 sponsorship level funds the casting and installation of the Harriet Tubman bell and comes with these perks and benefits from the National Bell Festival:

  • Your name or company cast in bronze on the back of the Harriet Tubman bell, the carillon’s second largest abolitionist bell.
  • Mention in all press releases and official announcements surrounding the capital campaign. 
  • Private reception and performance for up to 40 guests before the carillon is opened to the public.
  • Two full-page ads in the National Bell Festival guide for two years.
  • Invitation to the foundry to see the bells being cast and a private hardhat tour of the bell tower construction site.
  • Early access with up to seven guests to the “meet the bells” reception before installation in the tower.
  • VIP invitation to the groundbreaking ceremony.
  • Reserved premium seating at the first public carillon recital and recognition from the podium.
  • Dedicated email blast, press release, and article on Bells.org with social sharing.

The Harriet Tubman bell will be cast by Royal Eijsbouts out of the Netherlands, founders of some of the finest carillon bells in the world.

Image: Detail of a new bell for the Saint-Malo Cathedral in Brittany, France, with the name of Archbishop Pierre Paul Oscar d'Ornellas cast in bronze on the bell’s surface.