Église St-Jean Baptiste - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 24.705 W 075° 42.578
18T E 444472 N 5028937
Quick Description: Le carillon de l'église Saint-Jean Baptiste est situé sur l'avenue Empress à Ottawa en Ontario. St. John the Baptist Church's carillon is located on Empress Avenue in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/3/2012 5:21:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMDN42
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
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Long Description:
Un contrat entre les Dominicains et le fondeur belge Michiels en vue de la fabrication d'un carillon fut signé en 1937.

La bénédiction du carillon eut lieu dans le clocher par Mgr Forbes, le 29 octobre 1939, en présence de William Lyon Mackenzie King, Premier Ministre du Canada. Le carillon a 47 cloches. La cloche appelée Christ-Roi, la majestueuse, pèse 6,800 livres.

Le carillon de l'Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste est inactif.

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A contract between the Dominicans and the Michiels' foundry of Belgium for the manufacture of a carillon was signed in 1937.

The blessing of the bells was held in the steeple by Bishop Forbes on October 29, 1939, in the presence of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada. The carillon has 47 bells. The bell called Christ the King, the majestic, weighs 6.800 pounds.

The Church of St. John the Baptist`s carillon is inactive.

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Location:
96 Empress Avenue
Ottawa, ON Canada
K1R 7G3


Who controls the carillon?: St-Jean Baptiste Church

Number of bells: 47

Schedule of regular public performances:
The carillon is inactive but the bells are still present in the belfry.


Year of construction: 1/1/1939

Structure: The carillon is inside the belfry tower and thus part of church.

Location web page: [Web Link]

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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