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St. Bartholomew's Church

 
 
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By Glenn Sheffield, December 8, 2011
1. St. Bartholomew's Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest church in Pinellas County, it was organized April 20, 1887. It was constructed in the summer of 1887 by a handful of pioneers equipped with crude tools. Built of unturpentined pine, the church records indicate first building cost $673. Dr. John B. Abercrombie donated an acre of land for the church April 28, 1887. The original church building has since been enlarged and is still used for regular services.
 
Erected 1963 by the Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials in cooperation with St. Bartholomew Memorial Committee. (Marker Number F-104.)
 
Location. 27° 44.046′ N, 82° 40.791′ W. Marker is in St. Petersburg, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is at the intersection of 34th Street South (U.S. 19) and 38th Avenue South, on the right when traveling south on 34th Street South. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3747 34th Street South, Saint Petersburg FL 33711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The History of Princess Hirrihigua (approx. 2.5 miles away); First Settlement and Post Office (approx. 2.6 miles away); Stetson University College of Law (approx. 2.8
St. Bartholomew's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
2. St. Bartholomew's Church Marker
miles away); Lynching of John Evans (approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing); St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 3.5 miles away); Our Heroes of the World War (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pinellas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Petersburg.
 
More about this marker. The marker is capped with the Great Seal of the State of Florida.
 
Regarding St. Bartholomew's Church. St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church was built in American Gothic style, and according to the church's website, the building was moved from its original location at the corner of 22nd Avenue South & 19th Street in 1970. The church's cemetery is still located there.
 
Also see . . .  St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church. church website (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.) 
 
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St. Bartholomew's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
3. St. Bartholomew's Church and Marker
Saint Bartholomew Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, December 8, 2011
4. Saint Bartholomew Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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