The OHS Pipe Organ Database

United Methodist Church
Portland, Connecticut 06480

OHS Database ID 5346.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 85, 1988-11-13.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2015-09-01.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 17 stops. 18 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1986 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • From Universalist Church, Middletown, CT in 1917. Pedalboard rebuilt and enlarged, and combinations pedals added in 1898 by W. K. Evarts at Middletown. Restored by J. Clem Young 1982. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through information from Scot Huntington: "The Johnson organ was sold two years ago to Andy Smith of Cornish, NH, who has the organ in storage and available for sale, properly restored." (James Cook. 2008-09-26)
  • Updated through online information from John Parsons. (Database Manager. 2015-09-01)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Elsworth, John Van Varick. The Johnson Organs. (Harrisville, New Hampshire: Boston Organ Club Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, 1984), 99 [0]

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Stoplist

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