The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Old St. Paul's Episcopal National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue Mount Vernon
Eastchester, New York 10550

OHS Database ID 931.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 256.

Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 January 24, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 7 stops. 6 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1981 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Purchased (contract) 1833 for $800 by George Rapelye. Compass 58(GG to f3, lacking GG#)/18. Pedals permanently coupled to manual. Pipework softened c. 1960. Maintained by National Park Service since 11/1/81. [Eastchester listed under Mt. Vernon on old printed lists; appears to be just inside the Bronx. What is correct zip code?] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Restorative repairs carried out in 1990s by Culver Mowers. Used to be Town of Eastchester in Westchester County. 19th century, several boroughs, towns and cities incorporated, now City of Mount Vernon, Westchester County (Township of Eastchester). Site is National Historic Site maintained by National Park Service. (Paul Marchesano. January 24, 2005)

Online Documents

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  • Ogasapian, John. Organ Building in New York City, 1700-1900. (Braintree, Massachussetts, The Organ Literature Foundation, 1977), 63, [0]

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  • Typed stoplist (Source: Ogasapian, 1977)
    St. Paul Church (Episcopal)
    Eastchester, New York
    Henry Erben, 1835 
    OHS ID: 931
    [8] Open Diapason
    [8] Stopped Diapason Treble
    [8] Stopped Diapason Bass
    [8] Dulciana
    [4] Flute {slider now occupied by an "Oboe")
    [2] Fifteenth
    [Received online from T. Daniel Hancock, 2012-08-23]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist (Source: Ogasapian, 1977) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.