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Afficionados praised the sound of the First Baptist Church's organ, built in 1859 by E. & G.G. Hook of Boston.
Afficionados praised the sound of the First Baptist Church's organ, built in 1859 by E. & G.G. Hook of Boston. (Organ Historical Society Photo) Organ Historical Society Photo

Historic organ lost in Jamaica Plain fire

By Michael Levenson
Globe Correspondent / January 20, 2005

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A majestic pre-Civil War pipe organ that was among the best-preserved in the United States burned to ruins in the fire that gutted First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday, the church's former music director said yesterday. (Full article: 566 words)

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