The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Augustine R.C. Church
48 N. Hanover Street
Minster, Ohio 45865

OHS Database ID 17400.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 23, 2019.

Technical Details

Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 20 stops.

Hitchdown couplers.


  • Identified through information in a list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below. (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 7, 2005)
  • Also Op. 1913 (a rebuild) (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 7, 2005)
  • Updated by Jared Post, naming this as the source of information: Notes by Luke Knapke (longtime organist of St. Augustine).

    (Stephen Hall. April 23, 2019)

Online Documents

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  • Pilcher Organs. Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt. Author: Author not identified Source: Unpublished monograph. Document Date. April 5, 2005.

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  • Original document from Jared Post.. Source: Stoplist taken from church records
    Minster, OH
    St. Augustine R.C. Church
    Organ by Henry Pilcher's Sons
    Great Organ (Unenclosed)
    8'     Open Diapason
    8'     Viol de Gamba
    8'     Doppel Flute
    8'     Dulciana
    4'     Octave
    2 2/3' Quint
    2'     Super Octave
    III    Mixture
    Swell Organ (Expressive)
    16'    Bourdon
    8'     Open Diapason
    8'     Viol
    8'     Stopped Diapason
    8'     Salicional
    8'     Aeoline
    4'     Harmonic Flute
    4'     Gemshorn
    III    Dolce Cornet
    Pedal Organ (Unenclosed)
    16'    Open Diapason
    16'    Bourdon
  • Click Here Original document from Jared Post.. Source: Stoplist taken from church records Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.