Like the Scale House and Guinea Company Warehouse, the Steeple building evolved. Rather than undertake mostly repairs, in 1831 the Lutherans bought the Dutch Reformed church on King Street. There you can see original furnishings from the Steeple Building: the altar, pulpit, chandeliers, baptismal font, and governor’s box.
The Church of our Lord God of Sabato (the Steeple Building’s official name) has been restored to its ca. 1800 appearance. The yard behind the church was the cemetery for the congregation
Location. 17° 44.79′ N, 64° 42.144′ W. Marker is in Christansted, Virgin Islands, in St Croix. Marker is on King Street.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Danish Customs House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christiansvaern (within shouting distance of this marker); Christiansted Wharf (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12 King Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jacob Lindberg House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Native American Village and Ceremonial Site (approx. 4.3 miles away); Millennium Monument (approx. 8.9 miles away); Fort Frederik (approx. 12.1 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.