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Ebenezer Goodrich (1825ca.)

Location:

Salem Towne House
Sturbridge Village, MA 01566 US
Organ ID: 1442

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 3 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 3
  • Registers: 4
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.
Database Manager on June 14, 2019:

From June 13, 2019 email correspondence with Richard Schulze of Sturbridge Village, the Goodrich was not being used regularly, and the Salem Towne House was not climate controlled. Concerns over possible deterioration prompted moving the organ to a climate-controlled Collections storage building.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 15, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Property of Melville Smith. Was in Shutesbury. Restored by the Andover Organ Co. in 1959.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 14, 2019.

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