The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Church
165 E. Broad St.
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501


OHS Database ID 48102.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 23, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 stops. 19 registers. 24 ranks. 1442 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed.


  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. June 22, 2011)
  • Updated by Derek Milnar, who maintains the organ.

    Partial Orga-Plex (console only) and 32-level combination action were installed in 1999. (Stephen Hall. March 16, 2019)
  • Updated by Justin Little, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Stephen Hall. April 23, 2019)

Online Documents

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Exposed Great pipework. Photograph by Justin Little 2019-07-15

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason August 1962
         Cookeville, Tennessee
         First Methodist Church
         Schantz   Op. 623   1964   3/24
         GREAT                       CHOIR
      8' Open Diapason  61        8' Gedeckt          61
      8' Bourdon        61        8' Spitzflöte       61
      4' Octave         61        8' Flute Celeste    49
      2' Fifteenth      61        4' Gemshorn         61
     IV  Mixture       244        2' Gemshorn         12
         Super                1 1/3' Quinte           61
         Chimes         21        8' Krummhorn        61
         SWELL                       Sub
      8' Rohrflöte      61           Super
      8' Viola          61
      8' Viola Celeste  49           PEDAL
      4' Wald Flute     61       16' Subbass          32
      2' Flöte          12       16' Rohrgedeckt      12 CH
    III  Plein Jeu     183        8' Principal        32
      8' Trompette      61        8' Bass Flute       12
         Tremulant                8' Rohrflöte        SW
         Unison Off               4' Super Octave     12
         Super                   16' Contre Trompette 12 SW
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 4, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from The Diapason August 1962 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.