The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Asbury Methodist Church
Chattanooga, Tennessee

OHS Database ID 17535.


Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 27, 2005.


Technical Details

Two manuals. 11 stops. 9 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. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • 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)
  • Formerly Highland Park Methodist Episcopal. (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 7, 2005)
  • On-line update from Jeffrey A. Scofield -- The church closed in 1984 and the congregation merged with Brainerd UMC. The building was sold to Highland Park Baptist Church and renamed Asbury Chapel and the organ was parted out. (Database Manager. June 25, 2005)

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 Author: Author not identified Source: Unpublished monograph.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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Photographs

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Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2020-02-15

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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Stoplist

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