YOUNGSTOWN : USA - OH

*Location:

   Boardman United Methodist Church
   Market Street at Buena Vista Avenue
   Youngstown, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.02921, W 80.66240
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]  or  Bing Maps
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Player:

   (none)

*Contact:

   Boardman Methodist Church
   6809 Market Street
   Youngstown, OH  44512-4504
   T: (216)758-4527
   E: boardmanmethodist@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   Unused.

*Remarks:

   Building constructed 1966-67; unknown
   where first 15 bells were originally
   located.  Original electric keyboard
   and roll player scrapped - unable to
   sell online.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1967
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1953, the instrument was begun with 15 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nInE  
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  - meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   18 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  21 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  90%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has a home page photo which shows part of the spire.  But there is no history, and no mention of these bells.

Where the first phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/07/25
*Photos:

Click
Building
Click
Belfry

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net