FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Pictured is the former Kilgen Organ at First Baptist Church, Owensboro,
KY, built ca. 1920s.
Prior to this organ there was a Hook & Hastings (1895, Opus 1676) 2
manuals, 29 registers.
The Kilgen organ was given to Zion UCC in Owensboro around 1974.
About half of the Kilgen was incorporated with Zion's 3 manual
Hillgreen Lane (1929) when it was rebuilt by Glen Underhill in 1974.
In 1974 a new organ by Reuter was installed at First Baptist with three
manuals and 39 ranks.
Information from The Rev. John Schroeder and the Organ Historical
Pictures from the Owensboro newspaper and the dedication program of the
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