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Hook & Hastings (Opus 1543, 1892)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
203 N. Spring St.
Bellefonte, PA 16823 US
Organ ID: 15614

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 25 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hook & Hastings
We received the most recent update for this division from James R. Stettner on September 20, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jim Stettner on September 20, 2020:

The fire which destroyed the organ was on September 26, 1972, not in the 1960's.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 20, 2020.

Database Manager on September 28, 2006:

Updated through online information from J.T. Ellenberger. -- This organ burned in a fire at the church in the late 1960s. Replaced by a Möller.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on September 08, 2006:

"Pneumatic action and water motor."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 01, 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 Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Organ</i>, February 1893
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ at front of sanctuary: Photograph from an archival source: Church archives, submitted by Charles von Flotow. Taken approx. ca. 1920's

Organ in front of sanctuary: Photograph from an archival source: Church archives, submitted by Charles von Flotow. Taken approx. ca. 1967

Organ after the Sept 26, 1972 fire: Photograph from an archival source: Church archives, submitted by Charles von Flotow. Taken approx. 1972

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