Capitol Drive Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   West Capitol Drive at North 53rd Street
   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 43.08967, W 87.97986
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
Also see our own Map Use Hints.




   Capitol Drive Lutheran Church
   5229 West Capitol Drive
   Milwaukee, WI  53216-2396
   T: (414)445-1656   F: (414)445-1688




   Added semitone is flat 7th; installed
   by Verdin, and dedicated Oct.1956.
   Restored by Lee Mfg.Co. (J.Witkowiak)
   in Fall of 2002.
   Two playing keyboards.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1956
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007


The church Website has a small picture of the tower on the home page.  The Worship page has a photo of the tower which shows the bells in the open belfry.

Where 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 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 WI.


   This page was built from the database on 25-Aug-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/07/04

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