E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 368, 1865)

Location:

Orthodox Congregational Church
Maple Street
South Danvers, MA US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 14929

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 28 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Built by E. & G. G. Hook
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Built by E. & G. G. Hook
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Built by E. & G. G. Hook
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by E. & G. G. Hook
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 28
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.
Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022:

The church and organ were destroyed by fire in 1944.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.

Database Manager on February 28, 2005:

Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991).

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage photo - unattributed, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1899

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