Thaddeus Reynolds

Barley Organ Events

Barley Memorial Organ - First Life

Approx. November 19, 1928 - Approx. April, 1962

Abandoned

Approx. May 1, 1962 - Approx. April, 1974

Barley Memorial Organ - Second Life

Approx. May 1, 1974 - Approx. January, 2004

Local Events

Marion wins 1926 Indiana State Basketball Championship

Approx. April 1, 1926

2 men lynched in Marion

August 7, 1930

National and World Events

Great Depression

October 15, 1929 - Approx. December 7, 1941

World War II

Dec 8, 1941 - August 8, 1945

Korean War

June 26, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Marion Easter Pageant

Memorial Coliseum

Marion High School moves to new campus on 26th street

August 31, 1962

Marion High School athletics move out of Memorial Coliseum

September 1, 1970

Key People

Charles G. Barley (1874 - 1922)

April 5, 1874 - June 11, 1922

Joseph Wills Stephenson (1879 - 1931)

April 27, 1879 - May 8, 1931

Mae Harwood (Barley) Judge (1882 - 1942)

April 28, 1882 - December 9, 1942

G. C. Barley marries Mae Harwood

October 16, 1902

Earl S. Watson (1912 - 1998)

March 23, 1912 - January 22, 1998

Thad Reynolds (b. 1954)

January 17, 1954 - Approx. August 31, 2015

Organs in Marion

Marion's Forgotten Pipe Organ

Approx. August, 1925 - Approx. December, 1929

4-manual Page organ
at the Royal Grand Theater