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Frank H. Niemann (1901)

Location:

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
225 S. Queen St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 66400

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Steven Bartley on October 12, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 686 pipes.
Steven Bartley on October 12, 2020:

from - Der Deutsche Correspondent Nov 27, 1901 pg 4 Organ builder Henry Niemann, 655 W. Lombard St Baltimore, secures contract to build a new organ for St. Joseph's Church, Martinsburg WV. 12 stops, 3 couplers, 686 pipes, cost $2500, water motor

Recent Facebook page shows a choir loft photo with no pipe organ, but a large electronic organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Steven Bartley on October 12, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

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