News from the
Organ Historical Society

Stoneleigh Update 

Bill to Halt Emi­nent Domain on Pre­served Open Space Sent to the Gov­er­nor HARRISBURG – Leg­is­la­tion spon­sored by Reps. War­ren Kampf (Montgomery/​Chester), Kate Harp­er (R‑Montgomery) and Mar­cy Toe­pel (R‑Montgomery) to enhance pro­tec­tions for pre­served land in…

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Help OHS Save Stoneleigh! 

  Dear Friends and Mem­bers of the Organ His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety, We need your help! This strong state­ment is to alert you to the fact that we might lose our beloved new home. The Low­er Meri­on School Dis­trict has indi­cat­ed it may use emi­nent domain to…

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Vote for the OHS DSA 

Award Descrip­tion The Dis­tin­guished Ser­vice Award is the pre­mier recog­ni­tion giv­en by the Organ His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety for vol­un­teer work by mem­bers of the orga­ni­za­tion. It rec­og­nizes sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions of the high­est order for the pro­mo­tion and…

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E. Power Biggs Fellowships Announced 

The E. Pow­er Big­gs Selec­tion Committee is pleased to announce this year’s class of Big­gs Fel­lows: Lau­ra Agn­er David Ander­son Alexan­der Ash­man Nathaniel Brown Trevor Car­olan Roshan Chakane Yun Choi Evan Cur­rie Andrew Deier­lein Ian Esmonde Kait­lyn Fitzen…

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Strawbery Banke makes gift to the OHS 

PORTSMOUTH – Straw­bery Banke Muse­um in Decem­ber de-acces­sioned an antique cab­i­net organ and trans­ferred the rare musi­cal instru­ment to the col­lec­tion of the Organ His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. Fol­low­ing ini­tial dis­cus­sions between the muse­um and soci­ety in July, Bill…

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2018 Pipe Organ Calendar 

Our 2018 Pipe Organ Cal­en­dar is now avail­able! The OHS 2018 Cal­en­dar cel­e­brates the 63rd Annu­al Con­ven­tion of the OHS – Rochester, New York, July 29 to August 3, 2018 – show­cas­ing one of the most diverse col­lec­tions of Amer­i­can and Euro­pean organs from the 18th to…

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From the CEO — Fall, 2017

Dear Friends. They arrived by train from Modesto, Cal­i­for­nia and Northamp­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts — by plane from Ontario, Hawaii, Aus­tralia, and Italy — and from Venice, Flori­da, Port­land, Ore­gon, Nashua, New Hamp­shire, from a host of states along all our bor­ders, and in…

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The OHS Mission Statement

The Organ His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety cel­ebrates, pre­serves, and stud­ies the pipe organ in Amer­i­ca in all its his­toric styles, through re­search, edu­ca­tion, ad­vocacy, and music.

The Organ Historical Society

330 North Spring Mill Road
Vil­lano­va, PA 19085 – 1737
(484) 488-PIPE (7473)