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Christ Church Cathedral/Old Christ Church (1831~1890)

 
 
Christ Church Cathedral Marker - Front image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
1. Christ Church Cathedral Marker - Front
Inscription.
Front
Organized in 1829, Christ Church was Nashville's first Episcopal parish. The present Victorian Gothic church designed by Francis Hatch Kimball of New York, opened for service on Dec. 16, 1894; the tower , by local architect Russell E. Hart was added in 1947. Designated the Cathedral for the Diocese of Tennessee at the 1995 Diocesan Convention.

Reverse
(Image of Church)
Sixth Avenue N. & Church Street
Hugh Roland, Architect
 
Erected 1995 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
 
Location. 36° 9.515′ N, 86° 46.99′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Broadway, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nashville Centennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Gordon 1763-1819 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The South Field (about 400 feet away); Nashville's First Public School (about 500 feet away); Randall Jarrel (about
Christ Church Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
2. Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral is the spiritual home for over 2,000 very active parishioners. It also serves as the Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee.
600 feet away); Customs House (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vauxhall Garden Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Christ Church Cathedral. about us (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Old Christ Church (1831~1890) - Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 26, 2009
3. Old Christ Church (1831~1890) - Reverse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on March 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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