The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Reformed Church / Trinity United Church of Christ
602 Main St.
Watsontown, Pennsylvania 17777

OHS Database ID 6818.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 9, 2020.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 14 registers. 12 ranks.

The organ is in a case at the front 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. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1974 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Restored McFarland, Visscher, & Co. 1972. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to information on the www.mywatsontown.com website, "On March 20, 1892 at a congregational meeting a committee was appointed for the purpose of purchasing an organ for the church. The committee consisted of George W. Hess, J.W. Muffly, U.S.G. Peifer, Harry F. Algert, and John Keller. The organ was built by the Erie firm of A.B. Felgemaker. The total cost of the instrument was approximately $1,600 and the dedicatory recital was held on December 17, 1892 with Professor F.K. Hill of Sunbury at the organ." (James Stettner. February 9, 2020)

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Photographs

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Organ Fa├žade. Photograph by Jeff Harvey 2012-02-02
Church exterior. Vintage postcard (ca. 1910); image courtesy of James R. Stettner

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from console 12-17-13
    GREAT                                        COUPLERS (Drawknob)
    8'  Open Diapason                            Swell to Pedal
    8'  Melodia                                  Great to Pedal
    8'  Dulciana
    8'  Unison Bass                              Swell to Great
    4'  Octave
    4'  Flute d'Amour
    2'  Fifteenth                                FOOT TRUNDLES
                                                 Undocumented
    SWELL (Expressive)
    8'  Open Diapason
    8'  Aeoline                                  PEDAL MOVEMENTS
    8'  Stopd Diapason                           Swell Expression             (bal.)
    8'  Stopd Diapason Bass
    4'  Flute Harmonique
    8'  Oboe  (tc)                               MISC. CONTROLS
        Tremolo                                  Motor
                                                 Bellows Signal
    PEDAL
    16' Bourdon
    
    Pedal Check
    
    
     [Received from Larry Pruett 2013-12-21.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from console 12-17-13 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.