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Norwich Freedom Bell installed

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A Norwich Public Utilities lineman guides the city's Freedom Bell to its perch atop an arched tower on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.

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Bruce Harkness of the Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, works to attach the city's Freedom Bell into a mounting ring before a crew from Norwich Public Utilities lifted it to its perch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.

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A crew from Norwich Public Utilities works with Bruce Harkness, right, of the Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, to hang the city's Freedom Bell on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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A Norwich Public Utilities lineman tightens the bolts that hold the city's Freedom Bell atop its arch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

A Norwich Public Utilities lineman guides the city's Freedom Bell into position atop its arch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

A Norwich Public Utilities lineman guides the city's Freedom Bell into position atop its arch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

A crew from Norwich Public Utilities works with Bruce Harkness of the Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, to hang the city's Freedom Bell on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

A Norwich Public Utilities lineman guides the city's Freedom Bell into position atop its arch on City Hall Plaza Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The bell was cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The bell, cast to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, will be formally dedicated next Saturday.

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