The Conklin Memorial Chimes
Southwest tower First United Methodist Church North Church and West North Streets Decatur, Illinois, USA LL: N 39.84422, W 88.95790
First Methodist Church 201 West North Street Decatur, IL 62522-2221 T: (217)423-9711 F: (217)423-5025 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seldom played because of fears for the tower structure.
Memorial to Abram Wesley Conklin by his wife, Anna Conklin. Added semitones: flat 7th & sharp 4th. Electrified 1960, chimestand removed. (Both front towers and the north tower are empty.)
Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C D / NONE There are two added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1910 with bells made by McShane Auxiliary mechanisms: nC Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2001*Links:
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