The chime in Lawson Tower has 10 bells that were cast in 1902 by the Meneely Bell Foundry (Watervliet, New York, US). The tower and belfry were originally built to conceal a water tank for Dreamworld, the estate of Thomas W. Lawson, in the village of Egypt (Massachusetts, US), now part of Scituate. In 1923, the Town of Scituate purchased the clock tower and chime for $3,500.00. In 1931, the Town of Scituate bought the Scituate Water Company and thus acquired ownership of the water tank and tower. The chime was renovated by the I. T. Verdin Company (Cincinnati, Ohio, US) in 2006. The Scituate Historical Society maintains the tower and chime for the Town of Scituate.
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