The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Congregational Church
Orwell, Vermont 05760

OHS Database ID 6348.


This organ received OHS Citation number 303, 2003-08-04.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 February 28, 2017.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 12 stops. 11 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1986. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Renovated by Andover 1961, #R-1. [1-11r, 14s?] Compass 56/25. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Dr. Karl E. Moyer. -- This is one of the finest single-manual organs I've ever heard. It is incredibly fine and a real challenge to play because it is so clear and exacting as to draw from you the very best playing you can do. (Database Manager. February 11, 2013)
  • Updated by Charles Eberline, naming this as the source of information: See bibliography note below..

    Reich, Robert J. "Fire!" The Tracker 6, no. 2 (January 1962): 1, 8. (James Cook. February 28, 2017)

Online Documents

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  • [Composite: several authors]. "Vermont?," The Tracker (Vol. 57, No. 1 [Winter 2013], pp. 23-38). [Convention overview, photographs of instruments]

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Balcony and Organ Case. (2015) Photograph by Andrew Hagberg

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Congregational Church, Orwell, Vermont
    1865 E. & G. G. Hook, Op. 358
    (Stoplist: Schnute, alt)
    16' Bourdon (TC) (44 pipes)
    8' Open Diapason Treble (44 pipes)
    8' Open Diapason Bass (12 pipes)
    8' Stop Diapason Treble (Melodia)(44 pipes)  (original stop label missing)
    8' Sub Bass (bass of Stopped Diapason)(12 pipes) (original stop label missing)
    8' Keraulophon (44 pipes)
    4' Octave (56 pipes)
    4' Flute Harmonique (56 pipes)
    2' Fifteenth (56 pipes)
    II Mixture (112 pipes)
    8' Oboe (TC) (44 pipes)
    16' Bourdon (25 pipes)
    Renovated August 1961 Andover Organ Co
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.