Pipe Organ Database

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Hinners Organ Co.

Location:

Zion Lutheran Church
Chelsea, MI 48118 US
Organ ID: 2711

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 2 manuals. 7 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 22, 2019:

Submitted by James R. Stettner. According to the translated Minutes Book (1867-1951) available on the parish website, "1917 - Zion celebrated its 50th anniversary and a new pipe organ worth $1,325.00 was installed." A later entry states, "1951 - A special meeting was held on September 23rd, 1951 to consider the matter of signing a contract with the Kilgen Organ Co. of St. Louis, Mo. to repair our pipe organ. The contract price was $375.00. By unanimous vote, the church council was instructed to sign the contract."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 23, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Building and organ unused. Rebuilt Noehren c.1969, added Octave 4'.

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

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