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Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
1. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest church building in Cheltenham Township, consecrated 1861. Founder was Jay Cooke (1821-1905), "financier of the Civil War." Cemetery, laid out 1879 and enlarged 1905, contains his mausoleum and graves of prominent area residents. Church originally designed by the firm of Sidney & Merry. Noted architect Horace Trumbauer was responsible for many later additions.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 40° 4.282′ N, 75° 8.005′ W. Marker is in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Ashbourne Road, on the right when traveling north on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7809 Old York Rd, Elkins Park PA 19027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
2. St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Marker
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. Lucretia C. Mott (approx. half a mile away); Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. half a mile away); Camp William Penn (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. half a mile away); Wall House (The Ivy) (approx. half a mile away); First Assembly of Abington Friends Meeting (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp William Penn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Village of La Mott (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheltenham Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brief Introduction to St. Paul's. (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Paul's Episcopal National Register Listing. (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
3. St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Wing image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
4. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Wing
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Manse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2010
5. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Manse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022