SAINT LOUIS - PCC : USA - MO

*Location:

   Pilgrim Congregational Church (UCC)
   Union Boulevard at Kensington Avenue
   St.Louis, Missouri, USA
   LL: N 38.65471, W 90.27286
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*Original Location (1876-1906):
   Washington Boulevard at Ewing Street

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Music Director
   Pilgrim Congregational Church
   826 Union Boulevard
   St.Louis, MO  63108-1091
   T: (314)367-8173   F: (314)367-8174
   E: pilgrim826@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Chimestand disconnected in 1969
   electrification but remains in tower.
   Huge tower clock disused.
   Tenor formerly swung.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The present keyboard was installed in 1969
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1876, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building on the home page, but says nothing about the bells.

A photo (42KB) of the church

Where 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 MO.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/12/10


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