Brownell Memorial Park Carillon - Morgan City, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 29° 44.248 W 091° 10.404
15R E 676649 N 3291092
Quick Description: The Brownell Memorial Park and Carillon Tower is just outside Morgan City, Louisiana on Lake Palourde. Off Hwy. 70, just north of Morgan City, LA.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2009 5:29:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM728V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 15

Long Description:
The 106 foot tower contains 61 bells, from the smallest at 18 pounds, to a whopping 4730 pound largest bell. All cast bronze bells, cast in Holland, represent five full chromatic octaves. The small visitor center also contains an original clavier the actual instrument that is hammered to make the bells chime. Now controlled by computer programs, the bells still sound clear.
Location:
3359 Highway 70
Morgan City, LA USA
70380


Who controls the carillon?: State of Louisiana (Brownell Foundation)

Number of bells: 61

Schedule of regular public performances:
every quarter hour, and some in between.


Structure: Free Standing

Location web page: [Web Link]

Year of construction: 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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