Estey Organ Co. (Opus 2598, 1927)

Originally Frank Roosevelt (1890)

Location:

Memorial Presbyterian Church
32 Savila Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 US
Organ ID: 30121

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 10, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- This was a rebuild and enlargement of the three-manual Frank Roosevelt organ of 1890, it retained the facade and casework. The organ was replaced in 1971 by Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1510, still retaining the original facade.

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

Database Manager on October 23, 2007:

Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979.

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Choir Screen, and Roosevelt Organ Fa?ade: Photograph by William H. Jacksonca. 1890, Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Church Exterior: Photograph ca. 1961 by Prime A. Beaudoin, Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Chancel, Choir Screen, and Roosevelt Organ Fa?ade: Photograph ca. 1961 by Prime A. Beaudoin, Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1930s).

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