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John C. B. Standbridge (1854)

Location:

West Arch Street Presbyterian Church
1724 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
Organ ID: 57451

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 21, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on September 21, 2021:

Sometime before 1909 C.S. Haskell built a 3 manual organ for the church, likely a rebuild of the Standbridge.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on September 21, 2021.

Paul R. Marchesano on February 20, 2021:

The church later dropped "West" from its name as the city grew westward.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on February 20, 2021.

Database Manager on January 10, 2016:

A new installation, identified through information in an article on Standbridge by Eugene M. McCracken in The Tracker, Volume 3 Number 4. No further information has been reported to the database, and the author does not identify the source of his information.

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

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