Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 521, 1878)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
49 South Portage St.
Westfield, NY 14787 US
Organ ID: 52978

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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 good, in regular use.
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
  • 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 29, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Scot Huntington, based on personal knowledge of the organ.

The instrument was electrified by Tellers-Kent between 1918 and 1930 with no tonal changes, but including modifications to the wind system and installation of a blower. The original and elegant façade pipe decoration is extant. This is the third brick building on the site; the first burned in 1872 and the second in 1878. The church website states the organ was repaired following a major capital fund drive in 1995 for refurbishment of the physical plant.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 20, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: (2012) Photograph by Eric Miller.

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