WATERVILLE : USA - NY

*Location:

   Sanger Lodge Masonic Temple
   (was residence of Reuben Tower)
   Sanger Avenue (NY Rte.12) at Madison St
   Waterville, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.92989, W 75.38244
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*Player:

   William H. (Bill) Getman
   130 East Main Street
   Waterville, NY  13480-1108
   W: (315)841-8021
   E: whgetman@aol.com

*Contact:

   Masonic Temple
   111 Sanger Avenue
   Waterville, NY  13480-1119

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
   from Seth Thomas tower clock.
   Also the Masonic Memorial Bell, 1824.
   Visitors welcome.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     D#D#  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1889
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

An article (text only) about the history of the Temple and the bells is now available only in an archived version.

Google Books page with a 1908 writing about the origin of this chime.

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 NY.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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