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Hillsdale in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Saint Peter's Episcopal Church

 
 
Saint Anthony's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 10, 2010
1. Saint Anthony's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. In 1839 Episcopalians held the first church service in Hillsdale. Saint Peter's Church was organized in 1844. The original Gothic Revival church dates from 1859 and forms the sanctuary of the present church. Saint Peter's housed the first pipe organ and church bell in Hillsdale. In 1881 the steeple, vestibules and transept were added. Following fires in 1935 and 1965 that destroyed most of the interior, the building was restored.
 
Erected 1997 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1985.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 55.215′ N, 84° 37.837′ W. Marker is in Hillsdale, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street (State Highway 99) and Cook Street/East Bacon Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 North Broad Street, Hillsdale MI 49242, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Anthony's Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Sultana (about 400 feet away, measured
Saint Peter's Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 10, 2010
2. Saint Peter's Episcopal Church and Marker
Marker is on the church wall, just to the right of the entrance on the left.
in a direct line); Hillsdale (about 500 feet away); College Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Will Carleton Poor House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hillsdale College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grosvenor House (approx. 4.5 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsdale.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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