HOOSICK FALLS : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Church
   Main Street at Eberle Way
     (was Wood Park Lane)
   Hoosick Falls, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.89988, W 73.35029
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*Player:

   John Hyde
   5 Danforth Street
   Hoosick Falls, NY  12090-1205
   T: (518)686-3371

*Contact:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Church
   *parcel:
     70 Main Street
     Hoosick Falls, NY  12090
   *postal:
     PO Box 272
     Hoosick Falls, NY  12090-0061
   T: (518)686-4982

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Cast in 1871 and installed in 1872,
   electrified in the early 1900s.
   Also an older bell, not part of chime.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1872
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

A long Wikipedia article has a clickable photo of the building, and gives an extensive description and history of it.  The chime is mentioned.

Wikimedia photo of the church, clickable for a larger version

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 NY.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 18-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/02


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