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Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church

 
 
Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
1. Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest Episcopal Edifice in California
First services Sunday April 23, 1854 by Rt. Rev. William I. Kip, Bishop of Calif.
This building opened for worship Aug. 1858.
 
Erected by Manzanita Parlor No.29, N.D.G.W. , Quartz Parlor No.58, N.S.G.W.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 23, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 13.023′ N, 121° 3.859′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from South Church Street. Marker is on the grounds of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 South Church Street, Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lola Montez 1819 - 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Woman's Christian Temperance Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Grass Valley Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
2. Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church Marker
Historic
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
First services Sunday April 23, 1854 by RT.Rev.William I. Kip, Bishop of Calif. Parish incorporated April 27, 1855 & this building opened for worship Aug. 1858. One of the last two remaining church edifices of Gold Rush Days of the 1850's and oldest Episcopal Edifice in California.
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line); Madison Lodge No. 23 F. & A.M. (about 300 feet away); Edward Coleman House (about 400 feet away); Grass Valley Hardware (about 700 feet away); The Old Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Holbrooke Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grass Valley.
 
Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
3. Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
4. Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Interior of Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
5. Interior of Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,404 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   2. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   3. submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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