The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
79 Academy Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

OHS Database ID 11444.

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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 April 11, 2012.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 13 registers. 13 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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, right.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: (James Cook. December 17, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Greg Lacey. (Database Manager. April 11, 2012)

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Console. Photograph by Josiah Riddle 2019-11-29
Organ Facade. Photograph by Josiah Riddle 2019-11-29

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  • Stoplist taken from the console April 6, 2012
    Marion, North Carolina
    First Presbyterian Church
    Austin Organ, Opus 1150, 1923
    Great                          Swell                       Pedal
    8' Open Diapason               8' Geigen Diapason          16' Bourdon
    8' Concert Flute               8' Stopped Diapason         16' Dulciana
    8' Unda Maris                  8' Viole Orchestre          Swell to Pedal 8'
    8' Dulciana                    8' Viole Celeste            Swell to Pedal 4'
    Great to Great 16'             8' Echo Salicional          Great to Pedal 8'
    Great to Great 4'              4' Harmonic Flute           
    Swell to Great 16'             8' Oboe
    Swell to Great 8'              Tremolo
    Swell to Great 4'              Swell to Swell 16'
                                   Swell to Swell 4'
    Unison Off Great
    Unison Off Swell
    8 Swell pistons
    8 Great pistons
    8 General pistons
     [Received from Greg Lacey 2012-04-11.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console April 6, 2012 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.