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Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church
5th Ave & Main St
Franklin, Tennessee 37065

OHS Database ID 35513.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 July 28, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

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

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- Building dates to 1908. Information from Nashville AGO website. (Database Manager. June 23, 2008)
  • Updated through information submitted by Jack Bethards, Schoenstein & Co. (Database Manager. July 28, 2008)

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  • From Schoenstein website
    Franklin, Tennessee
    Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church
    Schoenstein & Co. Opus 137
    GREAT (Partially Enclosed†)
    16' Bourdon
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Claribel Flute (Bourdon Bass)
    8' Aeoline†
    8' Vox Angelica (TC)†
    4' Principal
    4' Lieblich Gedeckt (Swell)
    2' Fifteenth
    2' Mixture (Swell)
    16' Contra Oboe (Swell)
    8' Trumpet†
    Great 4'
    Swell to Great 16'
    Swell to Great
    Swell to Great 4'
    SWELL (Enclosed)
    16' Open Diapason
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Aeoline (Great)
    8' Vox Angelica (Great)
    4' Lieblich Gedeckt
    2 2/3' Nazard (From Lieblich Gedeckt)
    2' Mixture (III Ranks)
    16' Contra Oboe
    8' Trumpet (Great)
    8' Oboe
    Swell 16'
    Swell Unison Off
    Swell 4'
    32' Resultant
    16' Open Diapason (Swell)
    16' Bourdon (Great)
    8' Open Diapason (Swell)
    8' Stopped Diapason (Swell)
    8' Aeoline (Great)
    4' Fifteenth (Great Open Diapason)
    4' Flute (Great)
    16' Contra Oboe (Swell)
    8' Trumpet (Great)
    4' Oboe (Swell)
    Great to Pedal 8'
    Swell to Pedal 8'`
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-07-04.]
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