The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
246 North Market Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

OHS Database ID 46572.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 7, 2016.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 9 ranks. 482 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Identified through on-line information from ERIC J. GASTIER. (Database Manager. March 15, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeffrey Dexter. (Database Manager. November 9, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from Eric J. Gastier. (Database Manager. December 7, 2016)

Online Documents

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Jeffrey Dexter 2016-10-18
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Jeffrey Dexter 2016-10-18
Facade Detail. Photograph by Jeffrey Dexter 2016-10-18
Swell Pedal. Photograph by Jeffrey Dexter 2016-10-18
Pedal Key Action. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier 2016-10-28
Swell Pipework. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier 2018-10-28
Great Stop Action and Sliders. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier

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  • Original document from .. Source:

  • Wooster, OH
    First Baptist Church
    Organ by (Carl) Barckhoff Church Organ Co., c. 1886, II/9
    GREAT  58 notes
    8'  Open Diapason (1-17 facade)
    8'  Melodia
    8'  Dulciana
    4'  Principal
    2'  Fifteenth
    SWELL  58 notes
    8'  Salicional
    8'  Stopped Diapason
    4'  Flute
    PEDAL  27 notes
    16' Bourdon
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Swell to Great
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