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First Presbyterian Church
165 Main Street
Schaghticoke, New York 12154

OHS Database ID 923.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 202, 1997-08-04.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 20 stops. 21 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.


  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Town originally known as Harts Falls. Organ restored by Richard Hamar in 1968. Compass 56/25. Recessed console. Pedals not original. [Listed 1997 as Reformed Church.] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Citation #202 presented August 4, 1997 (Paul Marchesano. September 11, 2005)

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  • Pinel, Stephen. "United Presbyterian Church, Schaghticoke: Giles Beach (1865)," 2006 Organ Atlas: Capital District Region, New York State (pp. 136-137). [History, complete description, stoplist and photographs]

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  • Specification from OHS Convention Handbook: 1997
    Schaghticoke, New York
    First Presbyterian Church
    Giles Beach   1865   2 manuals, 20 stops, 21 ranks
                  GREAT ORGAN
               8' Open Diapason           56
               8' Dulciana                56
               8' Clarabella (TC)         44
               8' Stop'd Diapason Bass    12
               4' Principal               56
           2 2/3' Twelfth                 56
               2' Fifteenth               56
               8' Trumpet Treble (TF)     39
               8' Trumpet Bass            17
               8' Clarionet TC)           44
                  SWELL ORGAN
              16' Bourdon (TC)            44
               8' Open Diapason (TC)      44
               8' Viola de Gamba (TC)     44
               8' Std. Diap. Treble (TC)  44
               8' Std. Diap. Bass         12
               8' Keraulophon (TC)        44
               4' Principal               56
               2' Flageolet (TC)          44
                  Cornet (2 ranks)       112
               8' Hautboy (TC)            44
                  PEDAL ORGAN
              16' Double Open Diapason    25
              16' Double Stop'd Diapason  25
               8' Violoncello             25
                  Swell to Great
                  Swell to Great Octaves
                  Great to Pedal
                  Swell to Pedal
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-02-27]
  • Click Here Specification from OHS Convention Handbook: 1997 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.