ORANGE - OV : USA - NJ

*Location:

   Love of Jesus Family Church
   (was Orange Valley Congregational Church,
     later Highland Avenue Cong.Church)
   448 Highland Avenue
   Orange, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.76502, W 74.24242
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Love of Jesus Family Church
   448 Highland Avenue
   Orange, NJ  07050-2308
   T: (973)676-4200
   E: lojfc@comcast.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Orange Valley Congregational Church
   erected this building (their second) in
   1868, selling their first to Our Lady
   of the Valley Catholic Church in 1873.
   OVCC was renamed Highland Avenue Cong.
   Church in 1916, then sold to LVFC in
   1985.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1870
     with bells made by Jones       
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994

*Links:

The church Website has a History page, which indicates that they purchased this building in 1985.

A blog article with clickable double photo recounts the history of the building. Another article from the same source presents a related history.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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 NJ.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/01


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