The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's United Evangelical Protestant Church
5 Mi SW on Rte 68
Zelienople, Pennsylvania 16063

OHS Database ID 2369.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 392, 2010-06-23.

Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 22, 2009.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 4 stops. 4 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The organ has an attached keydesk.

No enclosed divisions. No combination action.


  • Status Note: There 1970 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • COST $572 for first church building. Moved to 2nd building in 1859, and to present building in 1928. Rebuilt by W. A. Miller. Restored c. 1971 by Phillip Johnson. Manual compass 54 notes. No pedals. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Laurence Libin. (Database Manager. April 20, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from James M. Stark. (Database Manager. April 22, 2009)

Online Documents

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Organ. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2009-09-19
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by James Stark (2009)

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  • Stoplist provided by James Stark
                 Zelienople, PA
                 St. John's "Burry's" Evangelical Protestant Church
                 1838 Joseph Harvey
                 Manual (54 notes)
                [8’] Open Diapason (tenor G)
                Lead, 35 pipes. Approximately 50 scale.
                [8’] Stpd. Diapason Bass (tenor F#)
                Wood (pine?), walnut caps (screwed) and walnut stopper handles,
                Octagonal feet, 19 pipes
                [8’] Stpd. Diapason Treble (tenor G)
                Wood (pine?), walnut caps (screwed to MF#, glued thereafter) and walnut stopper handles,
                Octagonal feet, 35 pipes
                [4’] Principal
                Lead, 54 pipes (5 replacements) lightly nicked, bottom octave bridged;
                CC marked: “Pittsburgh July 31, 1837”. Approximately 62 scale.
                [2’] Fifteenth
                Lead, 54 pipes (4 replacements). Approximately 75+ scale.
                Keydesk:  Mahogany
                            Ivory naturals
                            Ebony sharps tapering sharply to narrow tops
                            Wood fronts
                            Length of naturals 5 ¼”
                            Octave span 6 ½”
                Mechanicals:  Hitchdown pedal to operate a separate slider to remove Principal and      Fifteenth 
                from the registration.
                Pitch:  A440 @70 degrees F (A425 original from physical evidence)
                Wind Pressure: 1 ½”
                Documentation (2009): John Cawkins, Laurence Libin, James Stark, Randall Wagner  
  • Click Here Stoplist provided by James Stark Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.