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Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (Opus 349, 1894)

Location:

Second Congregational Church
Attleboro, MA US
Sanctuary; front/corner
Organ ID: 69247

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 29, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 27 registers.
Great:
  • Built by Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Built by Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Built by Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.)
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 27
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.
Jim Stettner on September 29, 2021:

Updated through online notes provided by church Music Dorector, William MacPherson. -- The total cost of the instrument itself was $3275 (the equivalent of almost $100,000 in 2020). Fundraising, from “subscriptions,” had totaled $2922.87, and the old organ was sold for $300.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 29, 2021.

Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021:

Identified from the Hutchings opus list as published in the Boston Organ Club Newsletter, Spring & Summer 1981, page 22.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 27, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1905

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