Gloversville, New York, 1853-1904.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev ed. by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -
In 1853, he acquired land to build his own organ factory in Gloversville, New York. The business was successful and in 1861, he built a larger factory and became known as American Church Organ Works. A third, still larger factory was built in 1871; it was destroyed by fire on Sept. 28, 1876. Giles retired in 1904; and was succeeded by his son, Arthur. Giles Beach died on September 9, 1906 in Gloversville, New York.
Patent #168,212; 28 Sep. 1875; organ bellows apparatus Patent #213,612; 25 Mar. 1879; cardboard organ pipe