Pipe Organ Database

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(Carl) Barckhoff Church Organ Co. (1905)

Location:

Grace Episcopal
326 East Main Street
Pomeroy, OH 45769 US
Organ ID: 54091

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
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
  • 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 27, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150991308/Grace-Episcopal-to-hold-organ-flute-concert-next-Friday. -- Barckhoff was located in this town when the organ was built. Web page states, "while at Pomeroy, Barckhoff Church Organ Co., and made a record three pipe organs per week."
Additional information noted at http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/surnames.plantz/98/mb.ashx: "Following the completion of the church renovation in 1905,a pipe organ, made by the Barchoff Organ Factory in Pomeroy, was given to the church by G. M. Plantz. It remained in the sanctuary until after the church was flooded in 1912 causing damage to the organ. After the repairs were made the organ was moved to the balcony of the church where it remains today."

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

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