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St. Benedict's R.C. Church
111 S. Ninth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

OHS Database ID 54961.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 10, 2019.
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Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 22 stops. 37 registers. 23 ranks. 1382 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.

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


  • Originally installed in 1931 as 3/20 Wicks Op. 1965 after church burned on July 30, 1930, caused by painters working on the dome; the church was rebuilt using the original walls, but without the dome. (Jeff Scofield. Unknown)
  • Updated by BRUCE WASKEIVEIZ, who maintains the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. May 10, 2019)

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Console. Photograph by Bruce Waskeiveiz 2012-08-08

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Wicks Organ Co.
           Terre Haute, Indiana
           St. Benedict's R. C. Church
           Wicks   Op. 1065    1931   3/20
           Wicks   Op. 1065A   1984   3/23
           GREAT                                SWELL
        8' Principal             61         16' Bourdon             12
        8' Rohrflöte             61 *        8' Geigen Diapason     61
        8' Dulciana              61          8' Stopped Diapason    61
        4' Prestant              61 *        8' Salicional          61
        4' Gemshorn              61          8' Voix Celeste        49
    2 2/3' Quint                 19 *        8' Spitz Flute         61 *
        2' Fifteenth             12 *        8' Quintadena          --
       II  Mixture              122 *        4' Spitz Flute         12 *
        8' Trompete              61          4' Violine             12
           Sub                           2 2/3' Nazard              19
           Unison Off                        2' Piccolo              5
           Super                            16' Contra Fagotto      12
           Chimes                            8' Oboe Horn           61
                                             8' Oboe               syn
           CHOIR                                Tremolo
        8' English Open Diapason 61             Unison Off
        8' Melodia               61             Super
        8' Viole d'Orchestre     61
        8' Dolce                 61             PEDAL
        8' Unda Maris            49
        4' Waldflöte             12         16' Major Open Diapason 32
        2' Piccolo               12         16' Bourdon             32
        8' Clarinet              61          8' Diapason            32
           Tremolo                           8' Flute               SW
           Sub                               4' Choralbass          12
           Unison Off                       16' Contra Oboe         SW
        *  new pipes
                  [Received from Jeff Scofield April 26, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of the Wicks Organ Co. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.