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Bates & Culley (Opus 1, 1896)

Location:

Grace Protestant Episcopal Church
7 East Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109 US
Organ ID: 66377

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is known from a single historic document only; presumed no longer extant, and may never have existed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Craig Otto on January 24, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on January 13, 2021:

Date confirmed as 1896 per Philadelphia Inquirer blurb, June 14, 1896.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 13, 2021.

Paul R. Marchesano on October 09, 2020:

This is reported as the first instrument built by the firm in an article about another of the firm's organ dedications, The Cameron County Press, February 1, 1906, p. 1. Replaced with a “modern” electric organ by Hall Organ Co. when a new building was built in the 1920s.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on October 09, 2020.
New organ installed: Open In New Tab Brief listing in The Philadelphia Inquirer that the new organ was being installed that week
Document created on 1896-06-14
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on January 13, 2021.

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