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Grace Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Stephen J Duncan, July 19, 2011
1. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. On December 30, 1835, a group of local residents met at the Talley School House to organize themselves as a congregation of the Episcopal Church. The old school, which was located on Naaman’s Road, was purchased the following February to serve as a house of worship. It was named for Grace Church in Philadelphia. The present site was obtained by the growing congregation in 1872. A new church was subsequently constructed here, and formally opened on July 4, 1875. A Parish House was built in 1928 to serve the needs of the congregation and community. The present rectory was constructed the following year. As the parish grew and prospered, the need for new and expanded facilities arose. A Church School addition was completed in 1952, and construction of a new sanctuary was undertaken in 1959. The building was dedicated on March 5, 1961 by Bishop J. Brooke Mosley. The old church was retained for use as a Chapel.
 
Erected 2001 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-114.)
 
Location. 39° 49.32′ N, 75° 32.816′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Concord Pike (U.S. 202) 0.2 miles north of Woodlawn Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19803, United States of America.
 
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By Stephen J Duncan, July 19, 2011
2. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
One of many views of the church
At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pennsylvania (approx. 1.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Ebright Azimuth (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Rockland Mill Village (approx. 2.3 miles away); Chester-Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Chester-Bethel United Methodist Church Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lombardy Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gunning Bedford, Jr. (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Regarding Grace Episcopal Church. The church sits directly across from the Sears in the Concord Mall
 
Also see . . .  History of Grace Episcopal Church. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Grace Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, July 19, 2011
3. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
The entrance to the church property from Concord Pk.
Grace Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, July 19, 2011
4. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
Another view of the church
Grace Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen J Duncan, July 19, 2011
5. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
A shot of the cemetery in front of the church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on January 2, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Stephen J Duncan of Wilmington, Delaware. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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