The bell in the First Congregational Church of Becket is in danger due to extensive damage from powderpost beetles in the timber-frame structure that supports the bell and belfry.

The belfry that sits atop the church houses a recast bell originally crafted by Paul Revere -- the only one of its kind in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

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Ben Garver has been photographing the Berkshire hills and people for The Eagle since 1994. In his spare time, Garver enjoys hiking and biking with his Australian cattle dog, Cheyenne.