The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Trinity United Methodist Church
1205 Dolley Madison Blvd.
McLean, Virginia 22101

OHS Database ID 2286.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 253, 2000-03-10.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 16, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 27 stops. 30 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 2004. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Relocated from Mt. Olive Baptist, Richmond, Va and restored by James Baird c. 1970 with some tonal work by Richard Hamar. The organ was repitched to A440 and tuning slides added; a 4' Violina replaced an Adam Stein Vox Humana. The case had remained at Monumental and was reunited with organ at Trinity. Tierce mixture on the Great. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • A temporary pedal board had been installed in place of Stein's 27 note modification of the 25 note Erben. Hamar replaced this in 1977 with a 32 note pedalboard. Two electric action pedal stops added. (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 16, 2005)

Online Documents

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  • Staff. "August Crawl to McLean, Virginia," Where the Tracker Action Is (Vol. 33, No. 3 (September 2003)).
  • Crisafulli, Peter. "September 27 Crawl: Cumberland & Environs," Where the Tracker Action Is (Vol. 33, No. 4).

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2010-11-17
Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2010-11-17

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