Each day the General Assembly is in session, Capitol Police screener Larry Toomer climbs the steps of the bell tower in Capitol Square and waits to hear the chimes from another bell tower across the street at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
"One they start ringing, we ring right in between. When they ring, we ring. We ring. When they ring again we ring again."
Capitol historian Mark Greenough says the tradition dates back to the 1840s
Pope, Michael. "Rallying the Lawmakers". WVTF. 22 February 2015.
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