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Hall Organ Co. (1909)

Originally Wm. A. Johnson (Opus 389, 1873)

Location:

German Presbyterian Church / Christ Presbyterian Church
96 E. Haverhill St.
Lawrence, MA 01841 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 51300

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 781 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 14
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 11, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2013:

Organ relocated without any change. Identified by James R. Stettner, based on information from personal research into the history of organs in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

The Johnson was originally built for the Congregational Church in Chester, CT. It was replaced there in 1909 by a new pipe organ built by the Hall Organ Co. Hall, in turn, sold the used Johnson to Christ Presbyterian in Lawrence and installed it in 1909 for $1,449.64.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.
Stoplist from the files of Robert J. Reich: Open In New Tab Originally published January 5, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Lawrence Public Library Special Collections, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1900

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