Zion Episcopal Church
   East Main Street (NY Route 9D)
     at Satterlee Place
   Wappingers Falls, New York, USA
   LL: N 41.59796, W 73.91894
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   510 Maloney Road, H-7
   Poughkeepsie, NY  12603-5914
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   Zion Episcopal Church
   12 Satterlee Place
   Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
   T: (845)297-9797
   E: chrisatzion@verizon.net


   Prior to 10am Eucharist on Sundays


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters,
   mechanical clock.  Added semitones are
   sharp 4th and flat 7th.  Tower also
   contains an independent swinging bell
   by Meneely/West Troy, 1869.
   Prior to installation of present chime,
   the tower contained a 15-note tubular
   chime; it was given to Washington
   National Cathedral after the second
   rector of this church became the first
   bishop of Washington, and now hangs in
   the tower of St.Alban's School on
   the Cathedral grounds in Washington.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    D G  4
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1906
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4nW1*
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  5 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   13 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  15 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  25%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website has a photo of the building.  The History page mentions both the present chime, the previous tubular chime and the original church bell.  A photo gallery has more pictures of the building.

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 NY.

   This page was built from the database on 28-Feb-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/02/27
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07

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