The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 64601.

Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
    Identified by Evan Brickner
    (Database Manager. June 25, 2019)
  • Updated by Evan Brickner

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Organ in Choir Loft. Photo in church archives, courtesy of Evan Brickner (After 1902)

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  • Original document from Evan Brickner.. Source:
    Harrisburg, PA
    Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
    Organ by Samuel Poorman
    16’ Double Open Diapason
    8’ Open Diapason
    8’ Gamba (new)
    8’ Doppel Flöte (new)
    8’ Dulciana
    4’ Octave
    4’ Flute Traverse 
    2’ Twelfth
    III Mixture (new)
    8’ Trumpet
    16’ Bourdon (divided) 
    8’ Open Diapason
    8’ Stopped Diapason 
    8’ Dulciana
    8’ Salicional
    8’ Vox Celestes (new)
    4’ Principal (new)
    4’ Flute Harmonique
    2’ Flageolette (new)
    III Cornet (new)
    8’ Cornopean (new)
    8’ Oboe and Bassoon 
    8’ Vox Humana (new)
    8’ Violin Diapason 
    8’ Dolce (new)
    8’ Melodia
    4’ Flute d’Cheminee (new)
    4’ Violina (new)
    2’ Piccolo (new)
    8’ Clarionet  (new)
    16’ Double Open Diapason 
    16’ Bourdon
    16’ Violincello 
  • Click Here Original document from Evan Brickner.. Source: Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.