Berks County, Pennsylvania, ca. 1800.
From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, November 10, 2019. —
Excerpt from Eugene McCracken, "Pennsylvania, the Keystone State", The Tracker 4:2:
At about the same time [late 1700s] another German organ builder, Alexander Schlottmann, was visiting in Philadelphia and overheard news of Tannenberg's forthcoming organ for a church in New Holland, Pennsylvania, He hired out to that gentleman, and later built organs by himself near Reading.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Born 1757 in Hesse, Germany; immigrated to the United States, c. 1776; in Oley Furnace, Berks County, Pennsylvania; active in 1805.