Unknown Builder (1880ca.)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
6th & Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603 US
SW 6th Ave. & SW Harrison St.
Organ ID: 49695

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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: Information unknown or not applicable
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 12, 2012:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to the hitory of the church on their website, the church suffered a severe fire on August 8, 1921. "The magnificent pipe organ, said to be the finest in this part of the state and just repaired at a cost of $7,500, was charred to a cinder and fell thru the floor to a crumbling heap of ashes in the basement."

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

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s).

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