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Christ Church Cathedral

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. Christ Church Cathedral Marker
Inscription.
Christ Church
Cathedral
Diocese of Connecticut
Episcopal
Founded as Christ Church 1762
Set Apart as Cathedral 1919
Present Building 1828

The Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas
Bishop of Connecticut
The Very Rev. Mark B. Pendleton
Dean
Canon Kevin Jones
Precentor & director of Music
The Very Rev. Richard H. Mansfield, Jr.
Dean Emeritus

 
Location. 41° 46.103′ N, 72° 40.4′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45 Church Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hooker (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Joseph Wadsworth (about 800 feet away); Adriaen Block (about 800 feet away); Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Horace Wells (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexis de Tocqueville (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tower Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Regarding Christ Church Cathedral.
Christ Church Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. Christ Church Cathedral Marker
Christ Church
Cathedral
Episcopal
National Register
of Historic Places
One of the oldest Gothic-style churches in the United States, Christ Church Cathedral is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Building began in 1827, and the church was consecrated in December, 1829.
 
Also see . . .  Christ Church Cathedral. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Plaque on the Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
3. Plaque on the Building
In Commemoration of the Services of the
Sons and Daughters of the Cathedral in
The Armed Forces of Our Country
1941 1945
And In Memory Of
John Samuel Gardiner
U.S.M.C.R.
Iwo Jima February 19, 1945
Plaque on the Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
4. Plaque on the Building
In Loving Memory Of
Samuel Rakestraw Colladay, D.D.
1868   1945
The First Dean Of This Cathedral
Priest Teacher Pastor
Plaque on the Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
5. Plaque on the Building
Cathedral Garden
The Gift of this Congregation
In Joyful Witness to the Glory of God's Creation
and
In Memory Of
Almeria Pitkin Clapp   Clayton Burr Spencer
Lynette Burdick Withrow
Pentecost 1981
Christ Church Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
6. Christ Church Cathedral
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By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
7. Christ Church Cathedral
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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