Over the years people have added their names and comments to the door. A few of these are below. But the one that really captured my interested today was this one:
When I got home I googled the date – 9 March 1929 and found the quake referred to at exactly the right time 10.50am.
Take a look at these links…the quake was centred in Arthurs Pass and was just a few months before the better-known Murchison quake.
Some other images from the belfry door: