Joy Bells Park Grosse Pointe Boulevard at Moross Road Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.40815, W 82.88941*Former location (1960-1991)
(nearby)*Original location (1929-1958)
Fair Acres (estate of Henry B. Joy)
Grosse Pointe Farms Foundation c/o Shane Reeside 90 Kerby Road Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3161 T: (313)885-6600 F: (313)885-0917 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Scott Homminga, Water Superintendent T: (313)343-2328 E: email@example.com
Silent during renovation (2011). Every quarter hour from sunrise to sunset (but silent in winter).
Originally privately owned, the bells and tower were given to the city in 1958, and have been relocated twice.
Mechanical-automatic chime of 15 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 1991 with bells made by Paccard in 1929 Year of latest technical information source is 2009
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 MI.
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