The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Church
302 W. Walnut St.
Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354

OHS Database ID 52976.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 29 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, using information found in The American Organist, Vol. 51, No. 1, January 1969, pg. 21 "Stoplists". -- (Database Manager. July 29, 2014)
  • Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
    Contract: March 1966.
    Pipes, chests, and other materials retained from the church's Hillgreen, Lane organ, Op. 1168 (1953).
    Price: $26,685. (Steven E. Lawson. July 24, 2018)
  • Updated by Bruce Schutrum, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Bruce Schutrum 2019-06-10
Great Division with portion of Pedal Principal to the left and Great Principal basses to the right. Photograph by Bruce Schutrum 2019-06-10
Chancel. Photograph by Bruce Schutrum 2019-06-10
Chamber Grille and Exposed Pipework. Photograph by Bruce Schutrum 2019-06-10

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  • Original document from Bruce Schutrum.. Source: The Diapason, January, 1968
    Titusville, Pennsylvania
    First Methodist Church
    Organ by Hillgreen, Lane & Co.
       16' Cor d'Nuit
        8' Principal          61 pipes
        8' Bourdon a Cheminee 61 pipes
        4' Octave             61 pipes
        2' Octavin            61 pipes
       IV  Fourniture        244 pipes
        8' Stopped Flute      68 pipes
        8' Viola              68 pipes
        8' Viola Celeste      56 pipes
        4' Nachthorn          68 pipes  
        2' Block Flute        61 pipes
      III  Mixture           183 pipes
        8' Trompette          68 pipes
        4' Hautbois           68 pipes
        8' Cor d'Nuit         61 pipes
        8' Gemshorn           61 pipes
        8' Gemshorn Celeste   49 pipes
        4' Prestant           61 pipes
        4' Flute Traversiere  61 pipes
        2' Doublette          61 pipes
    1 1/3' Larigot            61 pipes
        8' Cromorne           61 pipes
        8' Bombarde           61 pipes
       32' Resultant
       16' Contre-Basse       32 pipes
       16' Bourdon            32 pipes
       16' Cor d'Nuit         12 pipes
        8' Principal          12 pipes
        8' Bourdon            12 pipes
        4' Principal          12 pipes
        2' Principal          12 pipes
       16' Contra-trompette   12 pipes
        8' Trompette
        4' Clairon
  • Click Here Original document from Bruce Schutrum.. Source: The Diapason, January, 1968 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.