A pipe organ at Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York City, damaged severely on 9/11, has finally found a new home, thanks to a program that conserves orphaned instruments, and now graces the new sanctuary at Johns Creek United Methodist Church near Atlanta, Georgia. The pipes and all their works were covered with soot, ash and contamination after the 2001 terrorist attack, and the wealthy New York parish opted to replace its 40-year-old Aeolian-Skinner workhorse but put it into storage, knowing it could be rebuilt if the right “adoptive parents” could be found. The project required over $1 million in repairs, but saved the large Methodist congregation three times that amount after Trinity’s donation to the Organ Clearing House. Revoicing took two months, the instrument made music again in November and was rededicated 4 December. (Johns Creek photo)

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