Harrison Chimes


   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   (including Taylor Street Presb. Church)
   Penn Street at Texas Street
   Fort Worth, Texas, USA
   LL: N 32.74810, W 97.34273
*Former Location (1911-1956):
   Taylor Street Presbyterian Church
   5th & Taylor Streets
   Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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   First Presbyterian Church
   1000 Penn Street
   Fort Worth, TX  76102-3496
   T: (817)335-1231   F: (817)335-2412




   The Taylor Street and First churches
   were federated in 1916; they moved
   together into the present building,
   with the Taylor Street chime, in 1956;
   they became a Union congregation in
   1961, finally uniting fully with the
   merger of "northern" and "southern"
   Presbyterian denominations in 1983.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1911
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992


The church Website has a small photo of the building on the About page.  But there is no mention of the bells anywhere.

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 TX.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01

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