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The Clock Watching Over Us: Historic Preservation of New England's Tower Clocks

  • Grasmere Town Hall (map)

2 pm - Music from the Woods peforms Fiddle & Guitar

2:30 to 3:30 pm - Presentation by Phil D’Avanza with Q&A following

Tower and church clocks have watched over our communities for generations and serve as focal points for town centers. These clock mechanisms may be rarely seen, but are appreciated by those who have the opportunity to explore their design and history. Discover the skill and passion required to keep these fascinating time machines working and learn what the future holds for their preservation.

Philip D'Avanza repairs and preserves antique clocks of all makes and sizes and specializes in tower clock repair in historic structures throughout New England.

Renowned fiddler James Pero and guitarist Stan Arthur are known as the group Music from the Woods.