Stephen Foster Memorial Carillon
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park U.S.Highway 41 North White Sulphur Springs (now White Springs), Florida, USA LL: N 30.33192, W 82.76870
Stephen Foster FCC State Park P.O.Drawer G White Springs, FL 32096-0435 T: (904)397-2733 F: (904)397-4262
Park open 8am to sundown daily; Cambridge (Westminster) quarters; automatic music at 10, 12, 2, 4.
The last and largest tower tube instru- ment made by Deagan, this has three parallel sets of 32 tubes plus a fourth treble tube (total 97), all rung synchronously (though each set can be turned on/off individually). One set restored by W.T.Pugh 1992-3, others by park rangers following his example. (Williamson-Warne restored one set of original relays.) Park located on the Suwanee River.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 32 tubular bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: C G / NONE There are no missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1957 with tubular bells made by Deagan Year of latest technical information source is 2001
An expanded history
About the White Sulfur Spring
Map of the Suwanee River and history of the Stephen Foster connection
A tourism article with tower photo
Waymarking page, with one photo 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 FL.
Index to all tower bell instruments in FL.
This page was built from the database on 29-Sep-06 based on textual data last updated on 2006/09/28 and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08
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