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Unknown Builder (1905)

Location:

First Congregational Church
Bridge & Ontario
Corning, NY US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 70135

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Jim Stettner on January 28, 2022.
Jim Stettner on January 28, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a new organ as a replacement for one damaged in a fire. According to the 'History' page of the church's website, "In 1905, a significant fire ruined the organ, damaged a piano, and the interior of the church. Andrew Carnegie gave $1,250 toward a new organ. "

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 28, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1907 postmark

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