The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1601 Park @ Turtle Streets
Syracuse, New York 13208

OHS Database ID 6527.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 25, 1980-06-26.

OHS Convention Organ, 2014.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 14, 2014.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Two manuals. 19 stops. 20 ranks.

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


  • Status Note: There 1991 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Building was First Ward Presbyterian, then North Presbyterian. Enlarged, probably by Johnson, c.1865. Restored c. 1991 by Kerner & Merchant. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Will Headlee. -- Organ will be heard at OHS 2014 Syracuse Pipe Organ Holiday. (Database Manager. July 14, 2014)

Online Documents

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  • Elsworth, John Van Varick. The Johnson Organs. (Harrisville, New Hampshire: Boston Organ Club Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, 1984), ? [0]

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Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2013-10-10

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

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    Great (56 Notes)       Swell (56 Notes)      Pedal (17 Notes)
    8' Open Diapason       16' Bourdon (TC)      16' Double Open Diapason
    8' Dulciana (TF)       8' Open Diapason      16' Bourdon
    8' Melodia Treble (TF) 8' Salicional (TC)    Pedal Check
    8' Stopd Diapason Base 8' Stopd Diapason (TC) 
    4' Principal           8' Stopd Diapason Base 
    4' Wald Flute (TC)     8' Quintadena (TC)
    2-2/3' Twelfth         4' Fugara
    2' Fifteenth           4' Flute Harmonique
                           Dolce Cornett (III)
                           8' Oboe and Bassoon
    Couplers:  8' Swell to Great, 4' Swell to Great Octava, 
               8' Pedals & Great, 8' Pedals & Swell Base
     [Received from Bert Wisgerhof 2013-12-23.]