Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Gilbert & Butler (1890s)

Location:

First Congregational
81 E. Town St .
Norwich, CT 06360 US
Organ ID: 7986

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 20 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (1857, Opus 221).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Electrified & enlarged Gilbert & Butler 1890s, 2-20. Tracker action rebuilt by Andover 1966, 2-24. Restored by R. Hamar 1978, 2-20. Restored and altered, by Jeremy Cooper, 1995. 2-21r 18s Tr Mechanical stop action. New windchests. Action and console retained with alterations from Andover 1966. Moved to original position in rear gallery. Re-dedicated by Mark Brombaugh, 4/23/95.

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

Instrument Images:

The database contains no images for this instrument. If you have some, please share them using the update entry button on this page.

Pipe Organs in Connecticut sponsored by:
This instrument has been viewed 315 times.