Brownell Memorial & Carillon Towers/ Morgan City


Brownell Memorial & Carillon Tower
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
3559 Hwy 70
Morgan City, LA 70380
Phone (985) 384-2283
 
I went on 4/20/06
Had a wonderful walk and was able to hear the Carillon Bells
play 2 different songs….was very beautiful
Pictures in *My Louisiana Album*
 
The Largest (bourdon) bell contains the inscription:
"This Carillon Given by Mrs. Claire H, Brownell
In Loving Memory of her parents,
Charles Horace Brownell &
Frances Pierson Brownell"
 
Verses of the Twenty-Thirld Psalms are engraved
on the next largest 13 bells.
 
Description:
A 9.5 acre park in a natural setting located next to Lake Palourde.
The 106 ft. tall carillon tower contains 61 bronze bells,
One of the world’s largest and finest cast-bell Carillons,
which were cast in Holland,
representing five full chromatic octaves,
range in weight from 18 pounds for the smallest to
4730 pounds for the largest. 
 
The park is a designated bird sanctuary.

Info from Louisiana Office of Tourism 

& Brownell Memorial park pamplet
 
 
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