The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Memorial Methodist Church
101 Randolph St.
Thomasville, North Carolina


OHS Database ID 34798.

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Status and Condition

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 11, 2018.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 stops. 29 registers. 30 ranks. 1793 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • 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:
    Extant; unaltered. (Database Manager. May 23, 2008)
  • Updated by Norris Norwood, who has heard or played the organ.
    Original unaltered console has been moved from sanctuary and is being digitally updated and manuals' key action and ivory keytops being repaired. Will update the entry when work is complete and console has been reinstalled. - Norris Norwood (Organist, MUMC Thomasville.) (Steven E. Lawson. August 11, 2018)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Thomasville, North Carolina
    Memorial Methodist Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1190   1949   3 manuals, 26 stops, 30 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
           16' Rohrgedeckt          61               8' Stopped Diapason     68
            8' Principal            61               8' Viole de Gambe       68
            8' Flute Harmonique     61               8' Viole Celeste (TC)   56
            4' Prestant             61               4' Flute Triangulaire   68
        2 2/3' Quint                61                  Plein Jeu III       183
            2' Super Octave         61              16' Fagotto              pf
               Fourniture III      183               8' Trompette            68
               Chimes               pf               8' Hautbois             68
                                                     4' Clairon              68
               CHOIR ORGAN                              Tremulant
            8' Viola                68
            8' Concert Flute        68                  PEDAL ORGAN
            8' Dulciana             68              16' Contre Basse         32
            8' Unda Maris (TC)      56              16' Bourdon              32
            4' Koppelflöte          68              16' Rohrgedeckt          GT
        2 2/3' Nazard               61               8' Principal            32
            2' Blockflöte           61               8' Gedeckt              12
            8' Cromorne             68               4' Choralbass           12
               Tremulant                            16' Bombarde             pf
                                                     8' Trompette            pf
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-27]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.