SPENCER : USA - IA

*Location:

   Grace United Methodist Church
   2nd Avenue West at West 3rd Street
   Spencer, Iowa, USA
   LL: N 43.1403, W 95.1472
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*Contact:

   Grace Church Office
   311 - 2nd Avenue West
   Spencer, IA  51301-4127
   T: (712)262-5970   F: (712)262-0344
   E: kayclancy /@ spencergumc DOTcom

*Schedule:

   Automatic at noon daily

*Remarks:

   Includes 4 Meneely bells, date unknown,
   probably from Watervliet foundry.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 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 1968
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 4)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

On the church Website, the home page has a small clickable photo of the church and bell tower.

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 chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/09


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