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The Episcopal Church of the Mediator

 
 
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1. The Episcopal Church of the Mediator Marker
Inscription.
Organized c. 1868 by
The Reverend Joshua Knowles

Present building erected 1896

 
Erected by W-WHF (Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation).
 
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. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 East Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
 
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 shouting distance of this marker); Oliver S. Dyson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Sarah Hillhouse
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
2. The Episcopal Church of the Mediator Marker
(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). 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.
(Source: http://www.nr.nps.gov/Red%20Books/72000404.red.pdf)
 
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.
 
Also see . . .  The Church of the Mediator website. Contains more information on the stained glass windows, including pictures. (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.) 
 
Additional keywords. East Robert Toombs Historic District, Victorian
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By AGS Media, October 2, 2009
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Eclectic, Wilbur H. Burnham, stained glass

 
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"Episcopal Way" and The Episcopal Church of the Mediator image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, October 2, 2009
4. "Episcopal Way" and The Episcopal Church of the Mediator
Perhaps once a city street, Episcopal Way is now by all indications merely the drive onto the church property.
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
5. Episcopal Church of the Mediator
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
6. Episcopal Church of the Mediator
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   2. submitted on April 24, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on April 24, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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