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Moline Organ Co. (1879)

Location:

Congregational Church
611 First Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51501 US
Organ ID: 69717

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on November 23, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on November 23, 2021:

Known from a newspaper article (see images) announcing the very fine $2,500 organ at teh Congregational Church in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and that the firm was to install a smaller organ in a church in Galva, Illinois [First Congregational Church].

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on November 23, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Announcement of the "very fine" installation by Moline at this church: Photograph from an archival source: The Moline Review-Dispatch, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 1879-04-26

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