Robert C. Piercy Carillon
It chimes every day at 8:00, 9:00 a.m., 12:00, 12:15,
12:30, 12:45, 1:00, 4:00, 5:00 p.m., and then every 15 minutes until 7:00
p.m. On the weekends it also chimes every hour on the hour in addition to
that listed above. It is also used to broadcast music to the town during
special times of the year.
Fire Department Siren
Independence has a wonderful volunteer fire department.
A siren is used to summon the volunteers for emergencies. It is also used
to mark the noon hour. Every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. the siren is
sounded during fire practice.
Department of Water & Power Whistle
Listen for the D.W.P. whistle every weekday at 4:00