By Alana Gomez, WBZ-TV

BOSTON (CBS) – Silent since 1876, the Old South Meeting House has its voice back.

Sunday afternoon one of Paul Revere’s bells was hoisted by a crane to the historic clock tower.

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The revelry that accompanied the moment included a bell chorus, children’s choir, and a speech by Mayor Menino.

WBZ-TV’s Alana Gomez reports

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The bell was cast in 1801. In 1849 it was bought by the First Baptist Church of Westborough. When the church closed down four years ago the bell needed a new home. The Storrow family purchased the bell this summer and gave it as a gift to the Old South Meeting House.

The 876-pound bell is now the third of Paul Revere’s on the Freedom Trail. The other two are at King’s Chapel and the Paul Revere House.

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It will take about three weeks to connect the bell to the clock tower. It will then ring every hour on the hour.