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Henry Erben (1833)

Location:

Old St. Paul's Episcopal National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue
Mount Vernon (Eastchester Twp), NY 10550 US
Organ ID: 931

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on April 19, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 5 ranks. 290 pipes. 1 manuals. 7 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 7
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on January 24, 2005:

Restorative repairs carried out in 1990s by Culver Mowers. Used to be Town of Eastchester in Westchester County. 19th century, several boroughs, towns and cities incorporated, now City of Mount Vernon, Westchester County (Township of Eastchester). Site is National Historic Site maintained by National Park Service.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1981

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Purchased (contract) 1833 for $800 by George Rapelye. Compass 58(GG to f3, lacking GG#)/18. Pedals permanently coupled to manual. Pipework softened c. 1960. Maintained by National Park Service since 11/1/81. [Eastchester listed under Mt. Vernon on old printed lists; appears to be just inside the Bronx. What is correct zip code?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: Ogasapian, 1977)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on April 19, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ at NPS Site: Photograph by Elizabeth Lotz. Taken on 2022-04-18

Organ at NPS SITE: Photograph by Elizabeth Lotz. Taken on 2022-04-18

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