Nov. 10, 1921 Raleigh Wake County North Carolina, USA
The NCSU Memorial BellTower is a WWI memorial built between 1921 and 1949. The tower as designed remains unfinished. Referred to as "a legend in stone" the tower honors 34 NCSU men killed in the war or hostilities leading up to it.
Inscription: Door: "And they shall beat their swords into plowshares"
Cornerstone: J. Bailey Owen Grand Master AF&AM [Square and Compass] Anno Lumini 5921 Anno Domini 1921 ----- Dedicated by the Alumni to the Glory of Almighty God [NC State Seal] and in memory of those who served their Country in the World War ----- Alumni Memorial Committee
R.H.Merritt E.B.Owen Jno.A.Park W.F.Pate Chas.B.Williams. Chas.V.York Ex Officio