PETERSBURG : USA - VA

*Location:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   North Union Street north of
     West Washington Street
   Petersburg, Virginia, USA
   LL: N 37.22898, W 77.40554
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Paul's Church
   *parcel:
     110 North Union Street
     Petersburg, VA  23803
   *postal:
     PO Box 564
     Petersburg, VA  23803-3808
   T: (804)733-3415   F: (804)733-8705
   E: stpaulspetersburg@verizon.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Chimestand removed.
   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
   Tenor rehung dead.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The present keyboard was installed in 1986
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1959, the keyboard was replaced
       by an unknown maker
     In 1860, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo of the building.  There is no church history, and the bells are not mentioned anywhere.

A local history page includes photos and information about the church, and mentions the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 VA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Dec-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/11/09


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