The Dewitt C. Hay Memorial Tower and Library United Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) South Broad & East Main Streets Sackets Harbor, New York, USA LL: N 43.94606, W 76.11893
United Presbyterian Church *parcel: 101 South Broad Street Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 *postal: PO Box 138 Sackets Harbor, NY 13685-0138 T: (315)646-2077
Sunday 0930-1000 and weekdays 1745-1800 during good weather months (chimers' schedules permitting)
Original chime destroyed by fire in 1899; replaced by the same donor when the church was rebuilt. One octave with sharp 4th & flat 7th.
Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1899 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Prior history: In 1893, a complete instrument was installed with 9 bells made by Meneely/Wvlt (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1994
A page about the Church has a larger version of the same photo and a history from the perspective of the church. It also has a photo of the previous church building, which housed the original chime.
A page on churches of Sackets Harbor includes a modern photo of the present church and tower from a different viewpoint.
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 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 NY.
This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-10 based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20 and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08
Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.
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