Pipe Organ Database

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Bennett Organ Co. (Opus 169, 1904)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
Galva, IL US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 70017

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Bennett Organ Co.
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022.
Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022:

From the 1915 church history, "The pipe organ, which cost $2200, was presented to the church by the late O. E. Yocum and wife, son Earl, and Mrs. Rebecca Yocum."

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022.

Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ based upon the Bennett opus list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1900

Church interior after remodel and with new organ: Photograph from an archival source: Published 2005 church history, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1905

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