The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
185 East Hancock Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30601

OHS Database ID 11311.

See the address on Google Maps.

Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 1, 2006.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 15 stops. 21 registers. 17 ranks.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through information on the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004 (James Cook. December 16, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- II-III Mixture added to Great in 1979; replaced by Schantz Op. 2206 3/35 2002. (Database Manager. November 1, 2006)

Online Documents

Currently we have no online documents associated with this organ entry. If you can provide us with digital files of contracts, correspondence, dedication programs, or any similar items, please follow this link to our document upload form to send them to us.

If you would like more information about documents included in the Database, please see our Documents Information page.

Other Websites

The database contains no links to external websites that describe this organ. If you know of any sites that contain information about it, please use the Update form to send us the URL.


Click on a thumbnail to see the larger image in a new tab.

Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30

Pipe organs in Georgia sponsored by Parkey Organbuilders.

If you can provide us with additional photographs, you may upload them through our online form. For further information please see our expectations for adding photographs.



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.

  • Stoplist from Catalogue of Pipe Organs In Georgia Atlanta AGO
            Athens, Georgia
            First Presbyterian Church
            Austin   Op. 2214   2/17   1954
            GREAT                   SWELL                  PEDAL
         8' Bourdon    61        8' Hohlflote    61    16' Bourdon           12 GT
         8' Dulciana   61        8' Salicional   61    16' Contra Spitzflote 12 from 8'
         4' Octave     61        8' Voix Celeste 49    16' Lieblich Gedeckt  12 SW
         4' Spitzflote 61        4' Principal    61     8' Octave Bass       12 GT
         2' Flageolet  61        4' Flute        61     8' Spitzflote        12 GT   
    II-III  Mixture   159 *      2' Octave       61     8' Gedeckt           SW
         8' Trumpet    61    1 1/3' Quint        61
            Sub                  8' Oboe         61
            Super                   Tremulant
            Chimes                  Sub
         *  added 1979            
                  [Received online from Jeff Scofield October 28, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Catalogue of Pipe Organs In Georgia Atlanta AGO Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.