One of Florida’s Oldest Organs in Continual Use — and the Man Who Keeps It Alive

| By Kathryn Deen | Majestic. Powerful. Traditional. That’s how Hugh Dial describes one of Florida’s oldest organs in continual use. And he’s the man who keeps the 1844 Pilcher pipe organ alive at St. Matthias Episcopal Church in downtown Clermont. Perhaps you could say they complete each other. For 19 of the organ’s 175 years, the two have danced. They’ve logged about 2,000 hours … Continue reading One of Florida’s Oldest Organs in Continual Use — and the Man Who Keeps It Alive