First United Methodist Church
   East Wheeling & North High Streets
   Lancaster, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.71507, W 82.59931
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   First Methodist Church
   163 East Wheeling Street
   Lancaster, OH  43130-3797
   T: 740-653-3330   F: 740-653-4983


   Daily except Sunday, 0845, 1145, 1545;
   Sunday 1030, 1050, 1545, 1745.


   Replaces a 1924 set of Deagan tower
   tubes (removed by Chime Master Systems,
   and eventually sold to Museum Klok &
   Peel, Asten, NL); hung on the Deagan
   frame, with space to add 13 bells.
   Keyboard and controller in side hall
   NW of sanctuary.
   Also in tower (disused, at mid level)
   is a large 1849 Meneely/WestTroy bell.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is up two octaves
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2008
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

[The initial phase of this work being composed of tubular bells, it was not indexed on the GCNA Website.  Those tubular bells have since been relocated here.]
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 OH.

   This page was built from the database on 18-May-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/05/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/05/15

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