The OHS Pipe Organ Database

United Presbyterian
1111 Franklin St.
Port Townsend, Washington 98368

OHS Database ID 328.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 38, 1982-06-24.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2013-09-18.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 13 registers. 13 ranks. 692 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.

Notes

  • Restored c. 1992 by Richard Bond. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • From James R. Stettner: This is the oldest original organ in its original home in the state of Washington. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ has a 3-sectional façade containing 35 handsomely stencilled pipes arranged: 5-25-5. Both the Great 8' Open Diapason and 8' Dulciana have basses en façade. the pipes were reputed to have been stencilled by Mr. Genung himself. The original cost was $2,500.00 which was raised through the efforts of the Ladies Aid (Society of Church Workers). The organ was brought forward and lowered several feet in a choir platform redesign. And the Tremolo is a modern replacement. (Database Manager. 2006-11-25)
  • Alterations by Bond, 1999. (James Cook. 2013-09-18)

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Photographs

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"Photograph of a framed, late 19th century photo of the organ hanging in the Narthex". Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
"Photograph of a framed, 1950's photo of the organ hanging in a display case". Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Organ case. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Facade. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Facade stencil detail. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Facade stencil detail. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Dummy wooden pipe screen. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Composition trundles and expression shoe. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07
Expression shoe close-up. Photograph by Michael Way 2010-10-07

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Stoplist

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