Photography by John G. DeMajo

Salisbury Presbyterian Church
13621 W. Salisbury Road
Midlothian, VA 23113

The present organ at Salisbury Presbyterian Church is a hybrid comprised of a 1973 Casavant pipe organ (Opus 3817), originally from Centre Methodist Church in Malden, MA, and now under the control of a Johannus console with additional electronic voices. The previous organ, for some 20 years preceeding this instrument, was an 1869 Jardine 2m from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, DC. That instrument was installed at Salisbury Presbyterian Church in a case built by George Payne.

Four years ago, the Jardine instrument was sold to a church in Tennessee, and the Casavant was acquired from the Organ Clearing House. The new case for the Casavant, shown in the photo above, was built by Quigly of Salem, VA. Shortly thereafter, the Johannus console was added along with its additional digital voices.