The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Charles Center
2860 U.S. Rte. 127
Carthagena, Ohio 45822

Chapel of the Assumption

OHS Database ID 40431.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 408, 2011-04-17.

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 March 7, 2012.
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Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from Gerard Montana. (Database Manager. April 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- From The Tracker, Volume 56, Number 1, Winter 2010, Opus 1743 is "one of the last organs designed by Walter Holtkamp, Sr. It has been maintained in its original condition including the pneumatic switching and relay systsm and the setterboard combination action. The only change was the relocation of the console (unaltered) by the Holtkamp Company when the chapel was renovated in 2009. It is used daily for the services of the community. -- Positiv is only 56 notes. (Database Manager. March 7, 2012)

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  • The Tracker, Volume 56, Number 1, Winter 2012
    St. Charles Seminary
    Carthagena, Ohio
    Holtkamp Organ Opus 1743, 1961
    OHS Citation Number 408
    GREAT (61 notes)					POSITIV (56 notes)
    16	 Quintadena				8	 Gemshorn
    8	 Principal				8	 Copula
    8	 Gedackt				4	 Rohrflote
    4	 Octave					2	 Principal
    2	 Doublette					 Sesquialtera II (112 pipes)
    	 Mixture IV (244 pipes)			         Swell to Positiv
    8	 Trumpet (73 pipes)
    SWELL (61 notes)				PEDAL (32 notes)		
    8	 Flute a’Cheminee			16	 Principal
    8	 Dulciane				16	 Subbass
    8	 Voix Celeste (FF, 56 pipes)	        16 	 Quintadena (Gt.)
    4	 Geigen Principal			8	 Octave
    2	 Flute					8	 Flauto Dolce
    1-1/3	 Quinte					4	 Choralbass
    8	 Oboe					16	 Posaune
    							 Great to Pedal
    							 Swell to Pedal
    							 Positiv to Pedal
    COMBINATIONS (by setterboard)
    4 Divisional Pistons for each manual
    4 Division Pedal Toe Studs
    6 General Pistons (duplicated by toe studs)
    General Cancel
     [Received from T. Daniel Hancock 2012-03-07.]
  • Click Here The Tracker, Volume 56, Number 1, Winter 2012 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.