BROCKTON : USA - MA

*Location:

   Mt.Moriah Baptist Church (ABC)
   (was First Parish Church, Unitarian)
   Pleasant Street near North Main Street
   Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.08536, W 71.02057
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NOTE: From the appearance of the building (much newer than the date of the original bells), this must be a re-hang.
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Mt.Moriah Baptist Church
   24 Pleasant Street
   Brockton, MA  02301-3922
   T: (508)588-0833   F: (508)588-3407
   E: e.neville@comcast.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Meneely/Troy foundry record book is
   marked "UNKNOWN" at a later date.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1967
     with  2 bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1898, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 MA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/27
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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