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Central Congregational Church
97 Broad Street
Lynn, Massachusetts 01902

OHS Database ID 19221.

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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 July 25, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 31 stops. 40 registers. 34 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.


  • Electrified with new console by Aeolian-Skinner in 1940 as their Opus 1006. (Information from William Catanesye in 2005.) (Elizabeth Schmitt. July 25, 2005)

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Geo. S. Hutchings Case. Image from Everett Truette's The Organ, Vol. I, No. 7 0001-01-01 1892-11-01

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Everett Truette's The Organ, Vol. I, No. 7 (Nov. 1892)
    Lynn, Massachusetts
    Central Congregational Church
    Geo. S. Hutchings   Opus 285   1892              3 manuals, 31 stops, 34 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Open Diapason           61          16' Lieblich Gedacht Treb   49
          8' Open Diapason           61          16' Lieblich Gedacht Bass   12
          8' Viola di Gamba          61           8' Open Diapason           61
          8' Doppelflöte             61           8' Salicional              61
          4' Octave                  61           8' Vox Celestis            61
          4' Flute Harmonique        61           8' Æoline                  61
      2 2/3' Octave Quinte           61           8' Stopped Diapason        61
          2' Super Octave            61           4' Flauto Traverso         61
             Mixture, 3 Rks.        183           4' Fugara                  61
          8' Trumpet                 61           2' Flautino                61
                                                     Dolce Cornet, 2 Rks.   122
             CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Cornopean               61
          8' Geigen Principal        61           8' Oboe (TC)               49
          8' Dolcissimo              61           8' Bassoon                 12
          8' Melodia (stopped bass)  61
          4' Flute d'Amour           61              PEDAL ORGAN
          2' Piccolo Harmonique      61          16' Open Diapason           30
          8' Clarinet (Fagotto)      61          16' Bourdon                 30
                                                  8' Violoncello             30
                                      PEDAL MOVEMENTS
             Great Combination - Forte               Great to Pedal Reversible
             Great Combination - Mezzo               Tremolo
             Great Combination - Piano
             Swell Combination - Forte               "The usual Couplers"
             Swell Combination - Piano
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-02-27]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Everett Truette's The Organ, Vol. I, No. 7 (Nov. 1892) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.