The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Druid Hills Presbyterian Church
1026 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30306

OHS Database ID 8187.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 10, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 43 stops. 31 registers. 36 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. 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.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Enlarged by Aeolian Skinner by 4 rks in 1945 (1004-A); console renovated 1983-87 by Nicholas-Bradford. Combination action replaced with solid state. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. November 2, 2006)
  • Updated by William C Frierson, who has heard or played the organ.

    This is a G. Donald Harrison Signature Organ with supporting documentation. It is an unaltered instrument. (Stephen Hall. March 10, 2019)

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Chancel from rear gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-09-18
Angled view of chancel from floor. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-09-18
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-09-18
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-09-18
Chancel. Photograph by Kenneth Wideman (2017)
East Organ Facade. Photograph by William C Frierson 2015-12-10
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Justin Schaeffer 2014
Chancel. Photograph by William C Frierson (2019)
Pipe facade. Photograph by William C. Frierson 2019-02-02

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  • Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Atlanta, Georgia
    Druid Hills Presbyterian Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1004   1940   3 manuals, 25 stops, 32 ranks
                 GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
             16' Quintaten           61              8' Diapason            73
              8' Principal           61              8' Harmonic Flute      73
              8' Spitzflöte          61              8' Viole de Gamba      73
              8' Bourdon             pf              8' Viole Celeste (TC)  61
              4' Octave              61              4' Gemshorn            73
              4' Rohrflöte           61            III  Plein Jeu          183
             II  Grave Mixture      122             16' Fagotto             pf
            III  Fourniture         183              8' Trompette           73
                 Chimes                              8' Oboe                73
                 CHOIR ORGAN
              8' Orchestral Flute    73                 PEDAL ORGAN
              8' Dulciana            73             16' Contra Basse        32
              8' Unda Maris (TC)     61             16' Bourdon             pf
              4' Nason Flute         73             16' Quintaten           GT
          2 2/3' Nazard              pf              8' Principal           32
              2' Blockflöte          61              8' Quintaten           GT
          1 3/5' Tierce              pf              4' Nachthorn           32
              8' Clarinet            73            III  Mixture             96
                 Tremolo                            16' Posaune             pf
                                                     8' Trumpet             pf
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-03]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.