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Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D.

Trinity Parish House

 

—Trinity Episcopal Church —

 
Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker
Inscription.
This building is dedicated in loving memory
to
Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D.
1882 - 1955
Rector of this parish 1922-1938
Bishop of Southwestern Virginia 1938-1954

Founder and warden of La Grange settlement,
La Grange Georgia an institution for the
education and religious training of workers
among mill people.
1906-1915

Chaplain and Professor of Bible at Sawanee 1915-1922
First Sewanee athlete and first Episcopal Bishop
elected to National Football Hall of Fame
posthumously 1959

As Pastor he was stalwart, patient and kind; A
friend of young people. He fitted this church
for the Honor and Glory of God and the
uplifting of the congregation. This education
building was erected during his time and the
membership doubled and the effectiveness of
the church increased. In community activities
he led people of all faiths.

"If thou canst believe, all things are possible
to him that believeth."
MK. 9:23

 
Location. 34° 0.052′ N, 81° 1.855′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on North Sumter Street near Senate Street. Touch for map. Located southwest
Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker (L) and Trinity Parish House, Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
2. Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker (L) and Trinity Parish House, Trinity Episcopal Church
entrance faces Sumter Street
entrance Trinity Parish House. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gonzales Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of General Maxcy Gregg (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Senate Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Memory of South Carolina Generals (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wade Hampton (about 400 feet away); Marion Street (about 400 feet away); James F. Byrnes (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker and Trinity Parish House of Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. Henry Disbrow Phillips, D.D. Marker and Trinity Parish House of Trinity Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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