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Mahanay Bell Tower, Jefferson

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 515-386-2155 to schedule a tour during the off season months- November through April. The tower is staffed on weekends in May, Sept. and October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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  • The view from the top of the Mahanay Bell Tower is breathtaking! The fall colors are at their peak and you can see it all from the top. I enjoyed hearing about the history of the Bell Tower. The...  more »
  • I visited this site after reading about in in "Our Iowa" magazine. Great story on the benefactors and excellent view from the observation deck. Tony was very knowledgeable about the town and the...  more »
  • A great little gem in a great little town!! If you can time it to be at the top when the bells toll, that's pretty special. Plus, there's some great artistry on the roofs that's only visible from up here!
  • Interesting history, definitely not many of these bell towers around, especially with an elevator to the top. Views were fantastic! Kids loved it.

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