SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS : USA - IN

*Location:

   Church of the Immaculate Conception
   St.Mary-of-the-Woods College
   U.S. Highway 150
   St.Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, USA
   LL: N 39.51062, W 87.46082
Site locator map

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Church of the Immaculate Conception
   Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN  47876
   T: (812)535-5151
   E: smwc@smwc.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bass bell swings

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1910
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1928
*Links:

The Church is shared between the college and the Sisters of Providence.

The college provides a photo of the church, directly linked from the campus map.

The Sisters provide a history of the church, but the present version no longer mentions the bells nor pictures the ornate tower.

Historic photo of workmen posing with the bells at the McShane Bell Foundry Company.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 IN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/03/03
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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