The Forum
   Lee University
   between Church and Parker Streets,
     in the middle of what was 6th Street
   Cleveland, Tennessee, USA
   LL: N 35.16223, W 84.87213
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Note:  As of Jan.2020, the Google Maps perspective views still show the surrounding land as it was before clearance to build The Forum, the School of Nursing and a large playing field.

*Former location (1870-2015):

   St.James Episcopal Church
   West Wisconsin Avenue at 9th Street
   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
   Lee University
   1120 North Ocoee Street
   Cleveland, TN  37311
   T: 1-800-LEE-9330  or  (423)614-8000




   Bells slightly chip-tuned by Jones.
   Installation & controls by Verdin.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2016
     with bells made by Jones in 1871
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019

The Spring 2017 issue of Torch, the alumni magazine, is a downloadable PDF containing the following:
  p.3 - photo of the top of the tower, with the bell frame visible
  p.9 - a larger photo of the whole tower, taken while construction scaffolding was being taken down and before the clock faces were installed.
  p.13 - full-page article about the chime and The Forum Elsewhere, a freestanding clock tower on the north end of campus, completed Feb.1994, has a single hour bell; and a bell tower on the Paul Conn Student Union has a "2,600-pound antique bell and four smaller bells, custom crafted for the PCSU tower."

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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 TN.

   This page was built from the database on 19-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/18
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/04/15

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