Hinners Organ Co. (1930)

Location:

Methodist Church / Grant Memorial United Methodst Church
Academy and Epworth Streets
Presque Isle, ME US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 71555

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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 August 25, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022.
Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022:

From the Maine Historical Society; Maine Memory Network: The Methodist Church on Academy and Epworth Streets was dedicated in January, 1909. It was renamed the Grant Memorial United Methodist Church in 1957 in memory of Reverend Herman Grant. The church was destroyed by arson on January 19, 1996.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022.

Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ. Identified from the Hinners opus list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 25, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. Postmarked 1919

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. before 1996

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