Vilas Pool Recreational Area
   (former estate of Chas. N. Vilas)
   Vilas Road (NH Hwy.123a)
   Alstead, New Hampshire, USA
   LL: N 43.15378, W 72.34987
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   City Hall
   Alstead, NH  03602
   T: (603)835-2242
   - or -
   Town Clerk
   PO Box 65
   Alstead, NH  03602
   - or -
   Town Offices
   15 Mechanic Street
   Alstead, NH  03602
   T: (603)835-2986
   - or -
   Brad Kmiec
   Box 174A
   Alstead, NH  03602-0174
   H: (603)835-2145




   Pool built and donated to town in 1926
   by local philanthropist.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 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 1930
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1930


The town Website mentions the "carillon" on the History page but has no information about it, and the Maps page is empty (Aug.2010).

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 NH.


   This page was built from the database on 19-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/17
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/06/06

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