The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Studio: W. Eugene Thayer
Boston, Massachusetts

OHS Database ID 51068.

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 December 30, 2014.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 16 stops. 17 ranks.


  • Purchased in 1881 for $1500 by North Parish Universalist Church, Woodstock, Vermont. Restored by Andover (#R-107) in 1968. Restored by A. David Moore, Inc., in 2007. (Database Manager. March 10, 2013)

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  • Specification from The Organ in New England by Barbara Owen (Raleigh: The Sunbury Press, 1979)
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Studio of W. Eugene Thayer
    Hutchings, Plaisted & Co.   1875
    2 manuals, 16 stops, 17 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN (61 notes)
          8' Principal or Open Diapason
          8' Gedekt or Stopped Diapason
          8' Dolce or Aeoline
          4' Lieblich Flöte or Flute d'Amour
          4' Octave or Principal
      2 2/3' Quinte or Twelfth
          2' Super Octave or Fifteenth
             Mixture or Sesquialtera II
             SWELL ORGAN (61 notes)
         16' Bourdon or Double Diapason
          8' Geigen Principal or Violin Diapason
          8' Salicional or Viol d'Amour
          4' Traverseflöte or Flute Harmonique
          8' Trompet or Oboe
             PEDALE (27 notes)
         16' Principal or Sub Bass
         16' Bourdon or Double Dulciana
          8' Violoncello or Octave
             Great to Pedal
             Swell to Pedal
             Swell to Great
             "Terza Mano" (Great superoctave coupler)
             Swell Tremolo
             2 Great and 2 Swell combinations
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-12-30]