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Renovation of Dartmouth’s iconic Baker Library Bell Tower is underway. Modeled after Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, Baker Bell Tower is one of the most recognizable features on campus.
Restoration of Dartmouth’s iconic Baker Library Bell Tower was completed in November 2016. Modeled to replicate Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the Baker Bell Tower is one of the most recognizable features of the Dartmouth campus. This was the Tower’s first renovation since its erection in 1928.
Some of the most prominent improvements of this comprehensive restoration included:
The overall goal of this restoration project was to retain the architectural significance of the facility while, at the same time, updating components and preserving the Tower’s original structure to ensure another hundred years as a prominent feature of Dartmouth’s landscape.