Grace Church, Mt. Airy

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Grace Church, Mt. Airy
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Grace Church, Mt. Airy is located in Philadelphia
Grace Church, Mt. Airy
Grace Church, Mt. Airy is located in Pennsylvania
Grace Church, Mt. Airy
Grace Church, Mt. Airy is located in the US
Grace Church, Mt. Airy
Location 224 E. Gowen Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′57″N 75°11′24″W / 40.06583°N 75.19000°W / 40.06583; -75.19000Coordinates: 40°3′57″N 75°11′24″W / 40.06583°N 75.19000°W / 40.06583; -75.19000
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1888
Architect Burns, Charles M.; Nattress, George, et al.
Architectural style Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 97001654[1]
Added to NRHP January 15, 1998

Grace Church, Mt. Airy (Grace Epiphany Church) is a historic Episcopal church at 224 E. Gowen Avenue in Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The church, its parish house, and a rectory were designed by Charles M. Burns and built in 1888. Burns also designed the Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia. A school was aded in 1962. The three original buildings were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[2]

Rectors[edit]

In the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, the rector is the priest elected to head a self-supporting parish.

  • Rev. G. A. Redles (1874-1875)
  • Rev. Simeon Hill (1875-1912)
  • Rev. Thomas Sparks Cline (1913-1924)
  • Rev. Charles E. Eder (1925-1958) [3]
  • Rev. Richard K. Bauder (1959-)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Putney, H. Donald (1996). "Grace Church, Mt. Airy" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Historical Directory of Episcopal Clergy in Philadelphia". Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  4. ^ mjk38 (2015-05-17). "Leaflet for the Institution Service of Richard Kenneth Bauder as Rector of Grace Church, Mt. Airy (1959)". Philadelphia Studies. Retrieved 2016-10-17. 

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