The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Congregational
62 Centre St.
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554

Old North Vestry, Chapel

OHS Database ID 741.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 9, 2010.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 11 stops. 11 registers. 14 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Concave radiating pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 5-sectional facade with 19 facade pipes arranged: 3-5-3-5-3. All stops under expression excepting speaking facade pipes from Man. I, 8' Violin Diapason. (Database Manager. October 19, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Kip Said. (Database Manager. February 9, 2010)

Online Documents

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  • Original document from Matthew M Bellocchio.. Source: Stoplist copied from dedicatory program.
    Old North Vestry, First Congregational Church
    Nantucket, Massachusetts
    The Jose. F. Reyes Memorial Organ
    Roche Organ Company, Opus 33 (1989)
    8’	Violin Diapason	        46 pipes	50% tin; 1-12 from Chimney Flute
    8’	Chimney Flute		58 pipes	1-12 pine; rest 30% tin
    4’	Principal		58 pipes	50% tin
    II-IV	Mixture	               174 pipes	50% tin
    8’	Stopped Flute		58 pipes	poplar
    4’	Spireflute		58 pipes	30% tin
    2 2/3’	Nazard			58 pipes	30% tin
    2’	Principal		58 pipes	50% tin
    1 3/5’	Tierce			58 pipes	30% tin
    	Tremulant		(affecting all stops)
    16’	Bourdon		        30 pipes	poplar
    8’	Principal Bass		30 pipes	1-19 zinc, en façade; rest 50% tin
    COUPLERS (by hitch-down pedals)
    Wind Drawknob (blower switch)
    Balanced Expression Pedal (all manual pipework under expression)
  • Click Here Original document from Matthew M Bellocchio.. Source: Stoplist copied from dedicatory program. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.