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Church of the Nativity, Episcopal
208 Eustis Avenue SE
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

OHS Database ID 18192.

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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 March 12, 2008.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 22 stops. 25 registers. 25 ranks. 1599 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through online information from Randy Terry. -- The organ, located in the main worship space, was rebuilt/enlarged in the 1990s by Dennis Milnar. (Database Manager. June 7, 2005)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Extant; mechanically overhauled by George Widner in 1970 and by George Miller in 1983; enlarged by Milnar Organ Co. in 1992 with new console. (Database Manager. March 12, 2008)

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Nave interior with organ on left. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2018-09-09
Sanctuary with exposed pipes at left. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2018-09-09
Console: Builder's nameplate on Swel keyslip. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2018-09-09

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Huntsville, Alabama
    Church of the Nativity, Episcopal
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1041   1942   3 manuals, 22 stops, 25 ranks
                  GREAT ORGAN                          SWELL ORGAN
              16' Quintaton           61            8' Geigen              73
               8' Principal           61            8' Stopped Diapason    73
               8' Bourdon             61            8' Viole de Gambe      73
               4' Octave              61            8' Viole Celeste (TC)  61
                  Grave Mixture II   122            4' Gemshorn            73
                                                    4' Flute               73
                  CHOIR ORGAN                          Plein Jeu III      183
               8' Concert Flute       73            8' Trompette           73
               8' Dulciana            73               Tremolo
               8' Unda Maris (TC)     61
               4' Nachthorn           73               PEDAL ORGAN
           2 2/3' Nazard              61           16' Contre Basse        32
               2' Blockflöte          61           16' Bourdon             32
           1 3/5' Tierce              61           16' Quintaton           GT
                  Tremolo                           8' Octave              12
               8' Harp (TC)           --            8' Gedeckt             12
               4' Celesta             61 bars
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-08-30]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.