California Bell Company
Originators of the  1906 "El Camino Real Bell"
Est. 1914 by Mrs. A.S.C. Forbes
"El Camino Real Bell located at the Historical Society of Santa Inez"

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Do you have a bell?

If you have one of the El Camino Bells, as many have been lost, 
we would be interested in talking to you to recover the bell and 
reinstall it in it's original location. 

We can even help you to Adopt-A-Bell 
(just like Adopt-A-Highway but better) with the State of California.
We can identify that old bell you found and/or possibly exchange 
it for a legal "El Camino Real" Bell.
Please contact us at 408 741-1549

What Do We Do With It ?

California Bell Company is dedicated to the restoration and addition of the El Camino Real Bells for the past and future of California so we instituted the

El Camino Real Bell 
Restoration Project

     Our project was founded to encourage the reinstallation of the State of California's most famous historical icon, the "El Camino Real Bell" on sites of significant historical importance. 

     While the original bells were only posted along the roadway of "El Camino Real" (original Hwy.101) the project, now in conjunction with  State of California Department of Transportation,  has clearly conceded that the "El Camino Real Bell" belongs at to the People of California and should be placed at all California historical sights of interest along the "El Camino Real".  Intense yet realistic evaluations are being done regarding this significance and then appropriate honors are bestowed on the sites of true California Coastal History. If you would like information about sponsoring a bell in your community please call John at (408) 741-1549