Old Capitol After the Nov. 20 Fire/1129bell2.jpg

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Photo by Gary Galuzzo, University News Services (Nov. 29, 2001)

Fire melted the 100-year-old bell that rang from the top of the Old Capitol to announce academic and sporting events as well as mark events in U.S. history. The Nov. 20 fire destroyed the landmark gold dome and cupola on the state's first Capitol building.