Cabarrus Time Savers is a non-profit organization that has set out to identify and restore important public time pieces in our community. We consider tower and street clocks to be an important part of our history, in Cabarrus County. For many decades, people planned their day to day lives around clocks in the public eye. We are dedicated to preserving, repairing, and restoring these clocks.
The purpose of this blog is to bring you history of our local horology, news of our current projects, and provide a means to communicate with the community when we need help with historical facts and locating clocks and missing parts for these clocks.
If you would like to donate to our restoration funds please send check or money order to:
Cabarrus Time Savers
P.O. Box 1094
Concord, NC 28026
If there is a clock in our community that you feel is important or that may even be missing, please reach out to us.
NOTE: The pictures on this site, unless otherwise stated, are the property of Cabarrus Time Savers and are not to be reused without written permission from Cabarrus Time Savers.
Monday, April 29, 2019
The Clock from a Different View
This past weekend we hired our friend, Tyler Nottingham, to do some drone video footage and still photos of the clock tower specifically focusing on the dials before they are removed. The County was able to come out and supervise the flight. The same will be done after the new dials are installed. Stay tuned for that footage! We're very excited to see how it all turns out.
The past few months have been dirty, but exciting. Much of the original paint has now been exposed on the bottom portion of the support cha...
This restoration project has brought to light quite a few personalities and stories. My favorite so far to date, is the day that Allen McDo...
In the late 1860's, early 1870's, a merger took place with A.S. Hotchkiss and the Seth Thomas Company. The Seth Thomas Company want...