A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 559, 1892)

Location:

Reformed Church / Trinity United Church of Christ
602 Main St.
Watsontown, PA 17777 US
Organ ID: 6819

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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 February 09, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on February 09, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • 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 February 09, 2020.
None on April 09, 2020:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to information on the www.mywatsontown.com website, "On March 20, 1892 at a congregational meeting a committee was appointed for the purpose of purchasing an organ for the church. The committee consisted of George W. Hess, J.W. Muffly, U.S.G. Peifer, Harry F. Algert, and John Keller. The organ was built by the Erie firm of A.B. Felgemaker. The total cost of the instrument was approximately $1,600 and the dedicatory recital was held on December 17, 1892 with Professor F.K. Hill of Sunbury at the organ."

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1974

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Restored McFarland, Visscher, & Co. 1972.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from console 12-17-13
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Façade: Photograph by Jeff Harvey. Taken on 2012-02-02

Church exterior: Vintage postcard (ca. 1910); image courtesy of James R. Stettner.

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