Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Episcopal Church of the Mediator
The Reverend Joshua Knowles
Present building erected 1896
Erected by W-WHF (Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
Location. 33° 44.189′ N, 82° 44.089′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) east of East Liberty Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker is mounted on the brick fence which encloses the church property, just to the right of the main gate in front of the church. A few feet to the west there is posted a street sign for "Episcopal Way", however this appears to be the driveway for the church, and not a public street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 East Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Toombs-Anderson House (a few steps from this marker); Dyson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Presbyterian Church (within Home of Sarah Hillhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Robert Toombs (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarver-Maynard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Queen Anne Style (about 400 feet away); Sims-Beggs House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
More about this marker. The marker and church are located within the East Robert Toombs Historic District (a National Historic District), for which The Episcopal Church of the Mediator is a contributing structure.
Regarding The Episcopal Church of the Mediator. The church is built in Victorian eclectic style, and features windows by Wilbur H. Burnham, a noted stained glass artisan.
Additional keywords. East Robert Toombs Historic District, Victorian Eclectic, Wilbur H. Burnham, stained glass
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