First Congregational Church (UCC) Bellview Street at Broadway Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.11187, W 86.45134
Rev. Russell Baker First Congregational Church 292 Bellview Street Benton Harbor, MI 49022-4698 T: (616)925-0695 F: (616)925-5514
The original chime commemmorated three children who died of diphtheria in the same week of 1918; added semitone was flat 7th.
Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 1927 with bells made by Meneely/Troy Prior history: In 1920, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy Year of latest technical information source is 1927
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 Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
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 MI.
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