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Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church

 
 
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 10, 2018
1. Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  
The Presbytery of the Potomac
organized the
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
on April 11, 1864
and installed its organizing pastor,
the Reverend John Chester, D.D.

This gothic style building was designed by
Washington architect Emil Sophus Friedrich
and erected 1869 - 1872.

President Ulysses S. Grant attended
the dedication of this church
on December 8, 1872.

 
Erected by Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 38° 53.244′ N, 77° 0.044′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 4th Street Southeast south of Independence Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 4th Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Capitol in Flames (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Destroying the Library
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 10, 2018
2. Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Marker
(about 400 feet away); St. Mark's Church (about 500 feet away); American Legion Post 8 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Ebenezer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ebenezer United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ebenezer United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John W. Harrod (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church History. (Submitted on April 12, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 10, 2018
3. Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 10, 2018
4. Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church Sign
Dedication marker on the right side of the doorway image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones
5. Dedication marker on the right side of the doorway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   5. submitted on April 21, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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