FOLEY : USA - AL

*Location:

   Centennial Plaza
   Heritage Park
   East Laurel Avenue (US Hwy.98)
     at North McKenzie Street (AL Hwy.59)
   Foley, Alabama, USA
   LL: N 30.4075, W 87.6832
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*Contact:

   Foley City Parks
   *parcel:
     218 East Rose Avenue
     Foley, AL  36535
   *postal:
     PO Box 1750
     Foley, AL  36536
   T: (251)943-8897  F: (251)970-2086
   E: mmckenzie@cityoffoley.org

*Schedule:

   (None until completion of tower)

*Remarks:

   Groundbreaking for bell tower on
   22 May 2014; planned for completion by
   Dec.2014.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 32 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2014
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
*Links:

News article on the planned bell tower

Full-size photo/drawing of the planned tower

News article with photo of the tower design and ground plan of the Plaza and vicinity

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AL.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/05/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/05/15
*Photos:

(none available)


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