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St. Peter\'s Church

St. Peter's Church

Faith in Action for 250 Years
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Celebrating 250 years, St. Peter's Episcopal Church in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, has witnessed a rich mixture of people and events that reflect critical periods of American political and cultural history. George Washington worshiped here as did abolitionists and slave holders, Whigs, Democrats, and Republicans. St. Peter's was a point of first contact for thousands of immigrants, and the church opened schools for immigrants to help them to acculturate to life in Philadelphia.Opening a window onto colonial Philadelphia and the nation's histories, a"St. Peter's Church"ais a glorious testament to this National Historic Landmark. In addition to the stories and hundreds of black-and-white and color photographs, this handsome volume provides a history of the grounds, the churchyard, and the church itself-a classic example of eighteenth-century Philadelphia design that later incorporated the work of renown architects William Strickland, Thomas U. Walter, and Frank Furness."

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October 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: St. Peter's Church: Faith in Action for 250 Years
Author(s): Cordelia Frances Biddle, Elizabeth S Brown, Alan J Heavens, Charles P Peitz
ISBN: 1-4399-0795-1 / 978-1-4399-0795-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Temple University Press
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