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Geo. H. Ryder (Opus 100, 1883)

Location:

First Baptist Church
14 High Street
Gardner, MA US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 18323

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 05, 2013:

Updated through online information from Reverend James Hinds. -- Organ installed in 1883, cost of $1300. Used until 1941. Removed (condition unknown), some wood used to create bookends, sold to raise funds for replacement organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 16, 2005:

Identified through information in Descriptive Catalogue of Superior Church Organs Manufactured by Geo. H. Ryder & Co., published in Boston, January, 1896. Dates are not included in the publication; the one given here is conjectural.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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