American Bell Association® (ABA)

We are a network of bell collectors, enthusiasts, researchers, bell ringers, carillonneurs, artisans, manufacturers, technicians and dealers. Learn more about bells and connect with hundreds of members of the ABA.


New on Website 05/10/2024

2024 Convention 

April 2024 Updated Chapter Meeting Dates

Bells from New England and North American Zoom meetings (see the bottom of this page)

Members Area:

Updated Directory – May 2024

Pittsburgh Chapter’s Sugarcreek Trip news and pictures

North America Zoom Meeting – March 2024

NECABA Newsletter – Feb 2024



ABA Fundraiser – Shop with Scrip

You buy a gift card and ABA earns money

You get the full value of the gift card

A great gift for any occasion

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Bell Tower Flash Drive

Available to ABA members is a flash drive that has all Bell Towers and Supplements from the beginning of ABA (1940) to March 2023.  It is indexed and is searchable.

Contact the Website Coordinator for more information

American Bell - Bell Tower 2024

The Bell Tower is our full color magazine published 6 times a year.  It has educational articles and pictures about bells, news of events, news about chapters and members.  It’s a magazine worth having!

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Silver Table Bells

The American Bell Association was organized for educational and scientific purposes related to the collection, study, research, preservation, and restoration of all kinds of bells. We are a non-profit organization with hundreds of members located in the United States and other countries.

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Some of our members have shared a favorite bell or two. We would enjoy sharing one that you have. 

Send a picture (or two) and a short description to the Website Coordinator.

Some of the bells from the April 2024 New England Chapter

The theme was animal bells

Some of the bells from the March North American Zoom meeting

The theme was bells from Japan


“ABA on the national/international and chapter levels would resonate with everyone.  Since my first meeting years ago I have been greatly blessed in so many ways, but most importantly by the wonderful people  whom I have met and the special friendships that I treasure.”

Nancy (Pittsburgh)