GLEN MILLS : USA - PA

*Location:

   Glen Mills Schools Library
   (formerly Smith Memorial Chapel;
     originally House of Refuge Chapel)
   Glen Mills Schools
   Glen Mills Road
   Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 39.91976, W 75.49768
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Glen Mills Schools
   *parcel:
     Glen Mills Road
     Glen Mills, PA  19342
   *postal:
     PO Box 5001
     Concordville, PA  19331-5001
   T: (610)459-8100   F: (610)558-1493
   E: admissions@glenmillsschools.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Possibly removed (date unknown)

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1902
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
*Links:

The Schools' Website has a small photo of the Library on one of the School Tour pages.  But there is no mention of the history of the chapel or its conversion to a library.

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 PA.

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

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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