Though the schoolhouse bell is not a designated landmark, it is a historic artifact in the City's collection.
Redmond's first school was a simple log cabin constructed in 1875. In 1892, a new one-room schoolhouse was constructed in Anderson (Redmond City) Park. The schoolhouse bell was featured at this school. Research continues to uncover the bell's story.
March 2019 - the schoolhouse bell is being maintained in storage until such time that is able to be repaired, restored, and installed in an suitable location that allows for its long-term conservation.
August 2016 - staff is continuing to explore conservation techniques and opportunities for siting the bell such as at City Hall.
January 2015 - bell removed from Public Safety building ledge and transported to Artech facility for overwintering.
Highlights from the Old Schoolhouse Bell's De-Installation