The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Dutch Reformed Church
Co. Rt. 23B
Leeds, New York 12451

In the main sanctuary.

OHS Database ID 4810.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 27, 1980-07-13.


Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 7, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 1 divisions. 8 stops. 7 registers. 7 ranks. 360 pipes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

Notes

  • Originally built in 1843. Relocated here in 1870. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Built for Lansingburgh Presbyterian, Troy, NY Compass GGG, no GGG#, 58 notes/12 pedal notes. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Gothic, 5-sectional case containing pipes arranged: 5-3-9-3-5. Pull-down pedalboard - no independent registers. Restored by Culver L. Mowers in 1980. (Database Manager. November 16, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from H. Elton Rouse. -- I am an interested amateur who heard this organ just last week, at the official closing of the Reformed Church in Leeds. It was my first, and only time in the church, and the organ sounded just splendid. My great-great grandfather was a member of that church, and he must have heard this instrument many times. (Database Manager. July 5, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Don Daley. -- Relocated to Indiana to be set up in a private residence (Database Manager. August 18, 2011)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, listing this web site as a source of information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeds_Dutch_Reformed_Church.

    (Stephen Hall. April 7, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1900s)

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

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Stoplist

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