The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Mount McGregor Correctional Facility
1000 Mount McGregor Rd.
Wilton, New York 12831


OHS Database ID 12338.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 343, 2006-06-23.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 27, 2015.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 14 registers. 12 ranks. 783 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Douglas Campbell. -- In 2006, the power supply (12v.) was changed, the main regulator was re-leathered and repairs were made to broken wiring. A concert was given during the OHS Certificate presentation by Agnes Rose Armstrong. (Database Manager. July 30, 2013)
  • The sanitorium was opened in 1913 for the benefit of Metropolitan employees suffering from tuberculosis; it closed in 1945. After World War II, it was used as a facility for military veterans returning to civilian life. In the 1960's, the facility was taken over by the State of New York as a school for the mentally challenged. At first, the school was the Mount McGregor division of Rome State School before it became Wilton State School. It was taken over by the NY State Department of Corrections in the 1970's. Plans were to close the facility the summer of 2014. (Jeff Scofield. July 26, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from Randell Franklyn Busby. -- Organ has been placed for sale on eBay (03-08-2015) (Database Manager. March 27, 2015)

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  • Stoplist copied from undocumented source
       Mount McGregor, New York
       Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
       Sanitorium Chapel
       Austin   Op. 690   1916   2/12
       GREAT                SWELL                     PEDAL
    8' Open Diapason     8' Open Diapason         16' Bourdon
    8' Melodia           8' Rohr Flute            16' Dulciana 12 GT
    8' Dulciana          8' Viole d'Orchestre      8' Flute    12
    4' Wald Flute        8' Echo Salicional
    8' Vox Humana        4' Flute d'Amour
       Sub               8' Horn
       Super                Tremolo
               [Received from Jeff Scofield July 26, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from undocumented source Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.