St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   Reynolds & 6th Streets
   Augusta, Georgia, USA
   LL: N 33.47582, W 81.96127
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   Keith Shafer, Director of Music


   St.Paul's Church
   605 Reynolds Street
   Augusta, GA  30901-1431
   T: 706-724-2485   F: 706-724-0904




   Electrified by Vanbergen when enlarged.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime 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 instrument was enlarged in 1986
     with bells made by Paccard      
   Prior history:
     In 1923, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

The church Website has a photo of the bell tower.  A panorama on the Church Tours page gives a better view, but it won't stand still.  The chime is mentioned on the Music page.  From the History page, a Timeline for 1920-1950 mentions the acquisition of the original 11 bells; however, the "1951 and Beyond" page does not mention the enlargement.  There is a photo of the building and the bell tower on the "Visiting Saint Paul's" page; the top of the bell frame is visible.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 GA.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/12/10

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