Columbus Quincentenary Belltower Pawnee Park 33d Avenue (U.S. Highways 30 & 81) near 7th Street Columbus, Nebraska, USA LL: N 41.42270, W 97.36833
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce *parcel: 764 33d Avenue Columbus, NE 68602 *postal: PO Box 515 Columbus, NE 68602-0515 T: (402)564-2769 F: (402)564-2026
Bells are a mixture from at least five different U.S. bellfoundries, cast between 1884 and 1935 for various churches in & near Columbus; retuned & installed by I.T.Verdin Co. Keyboard notes would be C,D,E,F,F#,G,G#,A#,C,F. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters. Controls in Chamber of Commerce office.
Electric-automatic chime of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: AUTO / ONLY The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. Installation was completed in 1992 by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 1993
A panoramic photo shows the Quincentenary Belltowers (with some vertical exaggeration) and surroundings.
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