LAWRENCEBURG : USA - IN

*Location:

   War Memorial to the Common Man
   Walnut Street at Ohio River
   Lawrenceburg, Indiana, USA
   LL: N 39.09175, W 84.84661 [W end]
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*Contact:

   Lawrenceburg City Offices
   230 Walnut Street
   Lawrenceburg, IN  47025-1840
   T: (812)532-3500
   E: johnsonj /@/ col-in DOTnet

*Schedule:

   Music at the hour, appropriate to one
   of the statues of military and
   civilian people, which rotate on
   a carousel.

*Remarks:

   Bells divided between the two ends of
   the monument.  Three more bells (not
   part of this instrument) are on a
   matching arch at the opposite end of
   Walnut Street, near U.S.50.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2002
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

On the city Website, the Pictures page has a photo of the monument, oddly identified as "Bicentennial Clock Tower".

A local news article about the dedication of the Memorial includes a small artist's depiction.

A Cincinnati news article gives more of the background of the Memorial.

In a Verdin photo gallery are two clickable photos of the monument.

Near the bottom of a visitor's trip log are two interesting photos of the monument; click on them for larger versions.

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 IN.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/09/30


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