HARRISBURG - Z : USA - PA

*Location:

   Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   (originally 1st Ev. Luth. Church)
   4th and Blackberry Streets
   Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.26166, W 76.87902
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Pastor David L. Ritterpusch
   Zion Lutheran Church
   15 South 4th Street
   Harrisburg, PA  17101-2314
   T: (717)234-4064   F: (717)232-4155
   E: zion@paonline.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Electrified in 1947;
   rehung on new frame in 1980.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime 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 present keyboard was installed in 1947
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1869, the instrument was enlarged to its present size
       with bells made by Jones       
     In 1868, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Jones       
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(See also our Emporis Advice.)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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 PA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/03/01


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