BALTIMORE - STJ : USA - MD

*Location:

   St.John's in the Village
   (St.John's Episcopal Church--Huntingdon)
   Old York Road at Greenmount Avenue
   Huntingdon,
     Baltimore, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 39.32543, W 76.60897
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*Player:

   (unknown)
*Former chimer:
   2No1910 ded. M.Harry Mettee, Christ Ch.

*Contact:

   St.John's Church
   3001 Old York Road
   - or -
   3009 Greenmount Avenue
   Baltimore, MD  21218-3599
   T: (410)235-2005
   E: administrator.stjohns@verizon.net
      stjohnsinthevillage@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Memorial to Ann Hynson Livesay Raborg
   and Ann Goldthwaite Rich, mother and
   wife of donor Edward L. Raborg.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   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     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
*Links:

The new church Website has a large photo of the building on the About Us page, though you cannot see all of it at once.  The church history, on the same page, does not mention the bells.

The dedication of this chime was reported in the Baltimore Sun on Thursday, 3 Nov 1910, page 9: clip 1 clip 2 , illustration of the largest bell and detail of its memorial inscription;  clip 3, report of the service of dedication and the concerts played before and after; location is given as Waverly.

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 MD.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-May-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/05/25
*Photos:

(none available)

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