Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Peter's Church
Erected 1961 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-50.)
Location. 30° 40.246′ N, 81° 27.509′ W. Marker is in Fernandina Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (State Route 200) (Florida Route A1A) near 8th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on Amelia Island, Historic Fernandina Beach. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Good Shepherd Church 1887-1966 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Zion Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Memorial United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church Nassau County American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nassau County Historic Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lesesne House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phelan-Verot House Built Prior to 1866 (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Fernandina Beach.
Regarding St. Peter's Church. "In 1974 the Historic American Buildings Survey produced detailed line drawings of St. Peterís Church, which are today housed in the Library of Congress."
"Major renovation and repair work was performed during the 1980ís and 1990ís. The church exterior was reworked, the stained glass windows were removed, restored and replaced with a protective exterior covering, and the Harrison organ was restored. The roof was replaced with every effort made to match the original design and color."
Also see . . . From the St. Peter''s Church website:. "Often called "The Jewel of Centre Street" this church is a textbook example of Gothic Revival architecture designed by noted architect Robert Sands Schuyler. It features lancet, arch-shaped windows, (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.