The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary's R.C. Church
15 Clark Street
Auburn, New York 14850

OHS Database ID 23454.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 396, 2010-11-07.

OHS Convention Organ, 2014.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 22, 2018.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 8 stops. 8 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Rebuild and enlargement of Garrett House organ of 1872. (James Cook. May 2, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from David Jackson. -- The 2' Octave was omitted from the stoplist indicated (Database Manager. April 17, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Bert Wisgerhof. (Database Manager. December 19, 2013)
  • Updated by Philip Fillion, director of music and organist, St. Mary's Church, who has heard or played the organ.
    (Steven E. Lawson. June 22, 2018)

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2013-10-10

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Stoplist taken from the console (June 15, 2010)
    Auburn, New York
    Garret House    1872
    MANUAL: (53 notes)            PEDAL: (24 notes)
        8' Open Diapason              16' Bourdon
        8' Melodia (TC)                   Pedal Coupler
        8' Viole D'Amour             
        4' Principal
        4' Flute
    2 2/3' Twelfth 
        2' Fifteenth    
    [Received on line from Fr. Frank E. Lioi June 22, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console (June 15, 2010) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.