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Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

 
 
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
1. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. This building, renowned for its pure Gothic architecture and harmony of proportions, was designed by Wills & Dudley of New York, in a style suggesting an English village church. The cornerstone was laid May 7, 1852, by Bishop James Otey. The church was used as a powder magazine for several months during the Civil War.
 
Erected 1968 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Location. 36° 9.187′ N, 86° 46.533′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue South and Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Avenue South. Click for map. The church is at a crosspoint of Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, and Ewing Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 6th Ave S, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Driver (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nashville Plow Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vauxhall Garden Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Richard S. Ewell
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
2. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
View from Intersection of Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, and Elgin Avenue.
(approx. half a mile away); William Carroll (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Sam G. Smith (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
3. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
View from Intersection of Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, and Elgin Avenue.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
4. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
View from Intersection of Lafayette Street, 6th Avenue South, and Elgin Avenue.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
5. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Side view of Church from Elgin Avenue.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Tanner, December 21, 2008
6. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Two Crucifixes atop the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.
 
 
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