Virginia Soldiers' War Memorial (World War I) Pump House Road and Blanton Avenue (Virginia Highway 161) William Byrd Park Richmond, Virginia, USA LL: N 37.54097, W 77.48353*Access:
Lawrence Robinson 4411 Saratoga Road Richmond, VA 23235-1265 H: (804)320-7734*Past carillonists:
19??-?? Hilton Rufty (d.) 19??-6? Wyatt Insko 19??-200? Donald R. Traser (A) Ryan Hebert
City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation Facilities 900 East Broad Street Richmond, VA 23219-1907 Attn: Seletra Sutherland T: (804)225-4022
Tower closed & silent during renova- tion; completion expected in 2022.
13 doubled trebles removed in the recasting.
Traditional carillon of 53 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#D# / A#C 26 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console 21 bells were recast or replaced in 1970 by Taylor Prior history: In 1932, a complete instrument of 53 notes was installed with 66 bells by Taylor (32 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: nIE Tower details: Height of console: 44 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 48 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 55 meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 1971
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