The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
Griffin, Georgia 30223

OHS Database ID 38630.

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 January 17, 2009.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 15 registers. 9 ranks. 467 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 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. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard. Coupler reversible thumb pistons.


  • Identified through online information from Kristin Farmer. (Database Manager. January 17, 2009)

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  • Stoplist from Kristin Farmer. On-line update from Kristin Farmer.
    Griffin, Georgia
    First Presbyterian Church
    Organ by Henry Pilcher's Sons
    Stop list        
    Open Diapason        8    
    Melodia              8    
    Dulciana             8  common bass with Melodia    
    Octave               4         
    Violin Diapason      8    
    Stopped Diapason     8    
    Flute Harmonique     4    
    Dolce                8  (REPLACED WITH NAZARD 2 2/3        
    Bourdon             16        
    Great to Pedal    
    Swell to Pedal    
    Swell to Great    
    Swell to Great at Octave     
    Bellows Signal    
    Swell Tremulant     
    Original cost $1500   with %5, $75 charge deducted/ and $50 deducted for another 
    reason so church paid a final charge of  $1375.   Information from original Organ     
    Contract specifying "Specification No. 25."
    [Received on line from Kristin Farmer January16, 2009.]