DELAWARE - STM : USA - OH

*Location:

   St.Mary's Church (RC)
   East William Street
     at South Henry Street
   Delaware, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 40.29848, W 83.06482
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*Contact:

   St.Mary's Rectory
   82 East William Street
   Delaware, OH  43015-2385
   T: (740)363-4641   F: (740)363-9915
   E: stmary/@/delawarestmary DOTorg
   - or -
   John Blasko, Director of Music
   E: jblasko/@/delawarestmary DOTorg

*Schedule:

   Hour strike on bass bell (no quarters)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th;
   installed before 1901.
   Chimestand disconnected when electri-
   fied in 2000, but remains in tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     D#G#  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 18??
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nCnS3 
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011
*Links:

The church Website has photos of the building on the first and second pages of the Virtual Tour (under About St.Mary).  There is a brief history of the parish, but the bells are not mentioned anywhere.

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 OH.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2011/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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