Episcopal Parish of St.Mark & St.John (formerly St.Mark's Church) Race Street, above Susquehannd Street Jim Thorpe (formerly Mauch Chunk), Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 40.86300, W 75.73865
Thomas G (Tom) Lager 1495 Center Avenue Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 T: (570)325-2233
St.Mark & St.John's Church 21 Race Street Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2003 T: (570)325-2241
Rehung on new frame and electrified during expansion; original chimestand remained in tower. Added semitone is sharp 4th. Parishes merged in 1980. Electrification replaced with computer system and MIDI keyboard in 1998; unknown whether transposition changed or chimestand survives.
Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1947 with bells made by Meneely/Troy Prior history: In 1876, the instrument was begun with 9 bells by Jones Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Where the final phase of 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 PA.
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