The Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower
Fort Needham Memorial Park - and - The United Memorial Church Novalea Drive NW of Young Street LL: N 44.66574, W 63.60112 - and - 5350 Young Street LL: N 44.66294, W 63.59871 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The United Memorial Church 5350 Young Street Halifax, NS B3K 1Z4 T: (902)454-0508
Original 10 bells were in church until structural problems with that tower forced their removal; park tower was completed in 1985, and four more bells were added later. Bells are located in park, and can be operated from either the tower base or the church, which originated as a merger of Kaye Street Methodist and Grove Presbyterian churches. Dedication in 1921 played on chimestand by donor Barbara Orr Thompson; rededication in 1985 played on electric keyboard by Barbara Orr Thompson. Original tech data year = 1921
Electric-keyboard chime of 14 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 19__ with bells made by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1921, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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