Asa Johnson Memorial Tower Chimes


   People's Church of Dover (UCC)
     (was People's Christian Church)
   South Bradford & East Reed Streets
   Dover, Delaware, USA
   LL: N 39.16005, W 75.52671
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   People's United Church of Christ
   46 South Bradford Street
   Dover, DE  19904
   T: (302)674-4177   F: (302)674-3423




   Tower tubes by Deagan; donated in part
   by Eldredge R. Johnson of Camden
   (formerly of Dover) in memory of
   his father, who was the developer of
   the Victor Talking Machine; installed
   by C.J.Lustig.
   Restored by Wm.T.Pugh in Aug.1994.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 18 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1923
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

The church Website has a good photo of the building and tower.  The History page identifies the donor of this chime, Eldredge R. Johnson, developer of the Victor Talking Machine.  One of the Photo Album pages (on Building and Grounds) has more pictures of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in DE.
Index to all tower bell instruments in DE.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Feb-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/02/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/03/21

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