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New Brighton in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christ Episcopal Church

 
 
Christ Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
1. Christ Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Sesquicentennial (1850-2000). Oldest continuously used church in New Brighton. Outstanding example of English Small Gothic Architecture in America. The church has a collection of superb stained glass windows by Tiffany.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.87′ N, 80° 18.622′ W. Marker is in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 65) and 12th Street, on the right when traveling north on 3rd Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1217 3rd Avenue, New Brighton PA 15066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Cottage (a few steps from this marker); Merrick Art Gallery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (about 700 feet away); Childhood Home of Edward Dempster Merrick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Townsend Company (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Brighton.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation
Christ Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
2. Christ Episcopal Church
. Marker Program (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
Interior of Christ Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 28, 2008
3. Interior of Christ Episcopal Church
Stucco on the front wall has recently been removed and reveals the original stone and brick wall around the chancel arch.
Large window above altar. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
4. Large window above altar.
I asked the Vicar of the church which of the windows are by Tiffany. She replied that they had once been authenticated but that the documentation had been misplaced. I present photos of all the windows; perhaps a Tiffany expert will be able to pick them out. They are obviously differing styles.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
5. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
6. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
7. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
8. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
9. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
10. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
11. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
12. Stained glass window.
Stained glass window. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
13. Stained glass window.
Rear of nave showing organ over the entrance. image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, May 25, 2008
14. Rear of nave showing organ over the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,937 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the Tiffany windows. • Can you help?
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