The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3458

Builder Identification

Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, by 1850; in Providence, Rhode Island, 1847.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

    Born c. 1816 in Massachusetts; active in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, by 1850; in Providence, Rhode Island, 1847.

    It is not clear if Samuel O. LaForrest and Samuel Forrest are the same person or two individuals with similar names. If both names refer to the same person, LaForrest is the likely correct form. —Ed.


    • The Tracker 30:4, 28.
    • The Tracker 32:1, 22.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Samuel O. LaForrest [Forrest?].

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