PARK FOREST : USA - IL

*Location:

   Engelmann Tower
   Faith United Protestant Church
   Hemlock Street at Indianwood Boulevard
   Park Forest, Illinois, USA
   LL: N 41.48054, W 87.67671
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Faith United Protestant Church
   10 Hemlock Street
   Park Forest, IL  60466-2116
   T: (708)747-1330   F: (708)747-1757
   E: lffaith@lincolnnet.net
      faith@faithchurchpf.org

*Schedule:

   At the close of 10:15 service Sundays;
   also funerals and special events.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F A   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building in the heading of each page; part of the tower is visible at the left side.  The In Memoriam page has a larger photo of the slab-like tower, with bells hung in various openings.  The Who We Are page mentions the bells in the history of this interdenominational church.

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 IL.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  4-May-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/05/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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