Donated in 1984 by Ford D. Albritton Jr., the Albritton Bell Tower is one of the tallest buildings on Texas A&M’s campus standing 138 feet tall. Its location at the intersection of Old Main Drive, Jones and Lamar Streets is the original entrance to the University.
Cast in Annecy-le-Vieux, France, the Bell Tower’s Carillon contains 49 bells ranging from the smallest bell at 28 lbs. to the largest at 6,550 lbs.
The Spirit of Aggieland, played on the Albritton Bell Tower Carillon bells
The Tower pays tribute to all Texas A&M University students with the inscription:
With pride and honor
For all past, present, and future
Texas A&M University