Henry Erben (1834ca.)

Location:

First African Baptist Church
23 Montgomery Street
Savannah, GA 31401 US
Organ ID: 911

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 1 manuals. 10 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 15, 2013:

Updated through online information from Ken Sanders.

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

Database Manager on February 21, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Rev'd. Dr, Ronnie T. Stout-Kopp. -- Just had a tour of this church. The organ has not worked or been used in many years; however, they are interested in having it restored and have or are seeking estimates.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Most pipes gone. Stoplist in Richmond.

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

Instrument Images:

Keydesk: Photograph by Ken Sanders.

Facade pipes: Photograph by Ken Sanders.

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