The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Episcopal
Centre County
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 16823

OHS Database ID 6350.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 301, 2003-06-25.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2012-11-16.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 17 stops. 15 ranks.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed.


  • Status Note: There 1981 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • All manual stops but Gt. 16' Bourdon and 8' Open Diapason enclosed in swell. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through online information from filip cerny. -- As of November 2012. Other than the addition of slide tuners on the pipework, this organ is original and intact, including all leather components. Gussets are starting to fail. Confirmed by visual inspection. (Database Manager. 2012-11-16)

Online Documents

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Keydesk and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Keydesk and Pedalboard. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01
Builder's Name Stencil. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2002-05-01

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.

  • St. John's Episcopal, Bellefonte, PA
    1893 Steere, Op. 359
    (Stoplist: Dieffenbuch 11:9)
    Great (58 notes)
    16' Bourdon (40 pipes)
    16' Bourdon Bass (18 pipes)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Melodia (enclosed in swell)
    8' Dulciana (enclosed in swell)
    4' Octave (enclosed in swell)
    4' Flute D'Amour (enclosed in swell)
    2' Fifteenth (enclosed in swell)
    Swell (58 notes)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Salicional
    8' Aeoline
    4' Flute Harmonique
    2' Flautino
    8' Oboe [TC]
    8' Bassoon (12 pipes)
    Pedal (27 notes)
    16' Bourdon
    Great to Peda
    Swell to Pedal
    Swell to Great
    Three combination pedals
    1. Great to Pedal Reversible
    2. Great full without 16'
    3. Great Melodia 8' and Dulciana 8'
    Balanced Swell Pedal
    Blowers Signal (nonfunctioning in 1981).
    Located front, left of nave behind choir screen in a deeply recessed chamber.
  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.