The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Helena Convent
(section of New Windsor)
Vail's Gate, New York 12584

OHS Database ID 1739.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 7 ranks.


  • The original builder was Hall & Labagh (1859). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1980. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Built by Hall & Labagh in 1859 for St. George's Chapel, Episcopal, in Newburgh, N.Y. About 1885, it was then moved to the Associate Reformed Church, Newburgh, N.Y., and later (ca. 1980) to the Convent of St. Helena, Vail's Gate, N.Y. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • At some point the organ was put into storage; it was later purchased by the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City, and restored in 2016 by Brunner & Associates, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (Steven E. Lawson. September 11, 2017)

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