The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Charleston Baptist Temple
209 Morris St.
Charleston, West Virginia 25301


OHS Database ID 2653.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 13, 2009.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Suspended mechanical key action.

One manual. 5 stops. 221 pipes. Manual compass is 49 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1996 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Pedal coupled to manual. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Bruce Shull. -- First organ built by Bruce Shull. Metal pipes from Stinkens in Holland. 17% tin alloy hammered metal. Fifth stop is a wooden Hohlflöte 8 from c' to c''' added by the builder in 1986. Single wedge bellows in room behind organ case. White painted poplar case with cedar panels and roof panels. Walnut trim and bench and pedalboard. Manual naturals of boxwood with ebony sharps. Walnut stop knobs. Tuned in Kirnberger III. (Database Manager. August 13, 2009)

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View of entire organ. Archival source not identified by contributor: Bruce Shull 2011-12-16

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  • Original document from Bruce Shull.. Source: I built the organ

  • Charleston, WV
    Baptist Temple
    Organ by Bruce Shull Organbuilder   Opus 3 - 1978
    Manual C - c''' 49 notes
    Gedackt     8'
    Hohlflöte   8'  c'-c'''
    Praestant   4'
    Rohrflöte   4'
    Octave      2'
    Pedal (C - d' 27 notes) permanently coupled to Manual
  • Original document from Bruce Shull.. Source: I built the organ Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.