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Charles Baird Carillon at Burton Tower - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 42° 16.770 W 083° 44.304
17T E 274199 N 4684441
Quick Description: The Burton Tower Carillion rings out in concert or to mark the passage of time.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2009 12:38:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM5QPQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 12

Long Description:
This Ann Arbor Visitors bureau (visit link) tells us:

'The Burton Memorial Tower houses the third-heaviest carillion in the world, the Baird Carillon. Its 55 bells, the largest of which weighs five tons, cover a range of five octaves. There are only about 150 carillons in the country.'

Click here to watch the bells toll: (visit link)



Location:
881 N University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI USA
48108


Who controls the carillon?: University of Michigan

Number of bells: 55

Year of construction: 12/04/1936

Structure: a 212 foot tower with studios on the lower floors

Location web page: [Web Link]

Schedule of regular public performances: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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