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First Presbyterian Church
143 S. Prospect Street
Marion, Ohio 43302

OHS Database ID 23136.

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Status and Condition

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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 33 stops. 40 registers. 39 ranks. 2645 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified 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:
    Designed by John Bell; additions by A. W. Brandt & Co. in 1976; restoration work by Peebles-Herzog in 1982. (Database Manager. March 11, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. March 1, 2007)

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  • From OHS Archives, via Jonathan Bowen
    Marion, Ohio
    First Presbyterian Church
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 549   1925         4 manuals, 33 stops, 39 ranks
           GREAT ORGAN (enclosed)                    SWELL ORGAN
        8' First Diapason        73 (unenc.)     16' Bourdon               73
        8' Second Diapason       73               8' Diapason              73
        8' Gross Flute           73               8' Gedeckt               73
        8' Clarabella            73               8' Salicional            73
        8' Erzähler Celeste II  134               8' Voix Celeste II      134
        4' Octave                61               4' Flute                 61
        4' Harmonic Flute        61             III  Mixture              183
        8' Tuba                  61               8' Cornopean             73
        8' French Horn           61               8' Oboe                  73
           Tremolo (high pressure stops)          8' Vox Humana            73
           Tremolo (low pressure stops)              Tremolo
           Chimes                EC
           Harp                                      PEDAL ORGAN
                                                 32' Resultant             --
           CHOIR ORGAN                           16' Open Diapason         32
        8' Diapason              73              16' Bourdon               32
        8' Concert Flute         73              16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
        8' Dulciana              73               8' Major Flute           12
        8' Unda Maris (TC)       61               8' Gedeckt               12
        4' Flute                 61               8' Dolce Flute           SW
        2' Piccolo               61              16' Tuba                  12 GT
        8' Clarinet              73               8' Tuba                  GT
        8' English Horn          73                  Chimes                EC
           ECHO ORGAN
        8' Rohr Flute            73
        8' Flauto Dolce II      134
        8' Vox Angelica II      134
        8' Vox Humana            73
           Harp                  GT
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-12-26]
  • Click Here From OHS Archives, via Jonathan Bowen Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.