St. Peter's Church Hardback

Faith in Action for 250 Years

by Alan J. Heavens; Charles P. Peitz; Cornelia Frances Biddle; Elizabeth S. Brown;

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St. Peter's Church

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Celebrating 250 years, St. Peter's Episcopal Church in the Society Hill neighbourhood of Philadelphia, has witnessed a rich mixture of people and events that reflect critical periods of American political and cultural history. George Washington worshiped here, as did abolitionists and slave holders, Whigs, Democrats, and Republicans. St. Peter's was a point of first contact for thousands of immigrants, and the church opened schools for immigrants to help them to acculturate to life in Philadelphia. Opening a window onto colonial Philadelphia and the nation's history, St. Peter's Church is a glorious testament to this National Historic Landmark. In addition to the stories and hundreds of black-and-white and colour photographs, this handsome volume provides a history of the grounds, the churchyard, and the church itselfoa classic example of eighteenth-century Philadelphia design that later incorporated the work of renown architects William Strickland, Thomas U. Walter, and Frank Furness.

St. Peter's Church by Alan J. Heavens; Charles P. Peitz; Cornelia Frances Biddle; Elizabeth S. Brown was published by Temple University Press,U.S. in October 2011. The ISBN for St. Peter's Church is 9781439907955.

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Details for St. Peter's Church

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTemple University Press,U.S. (October 2011)
Number of Pages164
Thickness20 mm
Height262 mm
Width211 mm
Product Code4029942
Page last updated 17th May 2018
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