MALONE : USA - NY

   Howard Memorial Chimes

*Location:

   First Congregational Church (UCC)
   East Main and Clay Streets
   Malone, New York, USA
   LL: N 44.84913, W 74.28746
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Congregational Church
   2 Clay Street
   Malone, NY  12953-1930
   (or PO Box 349)
   T: (518)483-3950
   E: firstcongucc@westelcom.com
   - or -
   Gail Bessette, Historian
   Hicks Road
   Malone, NY  12953
   H: (518)483-1247

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Meneely/Troy foundry record shows 1st
   9 bells delivered May 1886 to Presb.
   Church, 2 "W.T." added October 1886;
   another source shows 9 M/T from 1884,
   with 2 Meneely/Watervliet added 1926,
   at St.Mark's Episcopal Church;
   both sources are wrong about location!

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 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 1886
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Prior history:
     In 1886, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1912
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

A Wikipedia article has a brief history but no photos.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/07/20


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