The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Elberon Memorial Presbyterian / Moses B. Taylor Memorial Church
Park at Eaton, P. O. 70 Park Avenue
Elberon, New Jersey 07740

OHS Database ID 6275.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 108, 1989-08-27.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 3, 2013.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 14 stops. 16 ranks.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The console is in a fixed position, right.


  • Status Note: There 1989 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Historic Organs Recital series Jul & Aug 1989. [or 16st, 18rk?] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Sharon Lees. -- President of Moses B. Taylor Memorial Church Board of Trustees. This is the church where the organ is located. The organ continues in wonderful (unaltered) condition. It was inspected early in this century. New felts replaced the old, worn ones on both manuals and the pedal board. Other than being electrified in 1918, though the pump-action still works and was used about 8 years ago for a wedding when the power failed shortly before the service). We are very proud and VERY protective of our wonderful little organ -- selective in who cares for it. The organ requires virtually NO maintenance other than one tuning a year. It is in an unheated church so the leather and wood is practically as good as the day it was installed. (Database Manager. April 14, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Sharon Lees. -- The organ continues to delight summer congregations and accompanying many brides as they make their way up the aisle. The Trustees are committed to keeping the organ in tip-top shape through appropriate conservation only. The organ remains miraculously the same after 127 years, except for replacements of worn parts (of which there are few)and just as Mr. Roosevelt built it in 1886. It is a testament to exceptional workmanship and design. We consider our church very fortunate to have it. (Database Manager. September 3, 2013)

Online Documents

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Randy G. Lubischer 2013-08-02
Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Randy G. Lubischer 2013-08-02
Pipe Facade. Photograph by Randy G. Lubischer 2013-08-02

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Elberon, Memorial Church, Elberon, NJ
    1885 Hilbourne Roosevelt Op. 333
    (Partial stoplist from text, T 8:2:9)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Doppelflote
    8' Dulciana
    4' Gemshorn
    2 2/3' Quint
    2 Piccolo
    8' Trumpet
    16 Bourdon (divided stop knob)
    8' Violin Diapason
    8' Dolce
    8' Stopped Diapason
    4' Flute Harmonique
    III Cornet
    8' Oboe
    16' Bourdon
    8' Violincello
    Sw-Gt 4'
    4 composition pedals
    All but pedal stops, Gt. Open Diapason and Doppelflote are enclosed.
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.