The pipe organ was built in 1 876, but not installed at Grace Church until the spring of 1 877. In its issue of 24 May 1 877, the Georgetown Courier reported on "The New Organ. The vestry of Grace Church (Protestant Episcopal) in this place, desiring that church improvements should keep pace with our progress in population, wealth and social refinement, determined to substitute a pipe organ for the reed and pipe combination recently used in that church. To do so it was necessary to build an organ loft over the entrance ....
"The organ just purchased and put in place was made by Mr. C. Anderson, of Denver, an old acquaintance in Nevada, Gilpin County. Mr. Anderson has furnished the Congregational Church in Denver (and perhaps others) with one of his instruments, and it gives excellent satisfaction. We are pleased to see Mr. Anderson patronized in preference to any organ builder outside the state, so long as he furnishes as good an instrument for the same money. This instrument cost the church $1000, in Denver . ... we congratulate the Episcopal church upon the possession of so fine an instrument and particularly upon the public spirit displayed by the church .... " -- from 1998 OHS Handbook
Status Note: There 1997