Bells of Peace Gaining New Participants Nationwide

This article originally appeared on the US World War One Centennial Commission website in August, 2018.

More than sixty community participants have joined the US World War I Centennial Commission’s initiative, “Bells of Peace”. Americans across the nation will toll bells on November 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM, in honor of the service and sacrifice of the nation’s World War I veterans, led by tolling at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.

Joining the national bell tolling is an easy way for you to honor those who fought and died in World War I, and to learn about the Commission’s mission to build a World War I memorial in Washington DC. The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, started tolling bells in 2014, and we are proud to link our efforts with theirs.

As mentioned last week, the Washington Chapel at Valley Forge will be tolling for the Armistice with their National Patriots Bell Tower, and they are not alone. Read more...