SACRAMENTO - E : USA - CA

*Location:

   The September 11th Memorial Plaza
   California Exposition & State Fair
   Exposition Boulevard near Hwy.I-80
   Sacramento, California, USA
   LL: N 38.59296, W 121.43578
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*Contact:

   California State Fair Memorial Plaza
     Foundation
   1600 Exposition Boulevard
   Sacramento, CA  95815-5104
   T: (916)263-3000

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Instrument is a near-twin to that of
   Gettysburg College.  Each bell is
   inscribed "Let Freedom Ring".

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 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 2003
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The home page of The September 11th Memorial Plaza Foundation, also known as The California State Fair Memorial Plaza Foundation.  Parts of this Website will be inaccessible to some Web browsers, because the pull-out menus in the left border are not reproduced elsewhere.  Relevant pages and photos:
 -  Photos of The Carillon Bell Tower
 -  Aerial view of Memorial Plaza
 -  Map of the State Fair, showing the location of this Memorial

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (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 CA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/24


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