St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Elkins Park, Pennsylvania)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, November 2011
|Location||Old York and Ashbourne Rds., Elkins Park, Pennsylvania|
|Area||3.5 acres (1.4 ha)|
|Architect||Cooke, Jay; Trumbauer, Horace|
|NRHP Reference #||82003800|
|Added to NRHP||April 22, 1982|
|Designated PHMC||October 01, 1992|
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church at Old York and Ashbourne Roads in Elkins Park, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was originally built in 1861, and is a gray stone church in the Gothic style. The church was conceived and designed by noted financier Jay Cooke (1821-1905). Its size was doubled with an expansion in 1870, and a 60 feet tall tower added. A transept was added in 1883, and the two-story parish hall wing in 1891. Noted architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938) made refinements to the church during the 1897 to 1924 period. Also on the property is the 2 1/2-story rectory built in 1868, a stable, Trumbauer designed Jay Cooke Memorial auditorium (1906), and sexton's cottage (1923). Adjacent to the church is a cemetery laid out in 1879 and expanded in 1905. Located in the cemetery is the Jay Cooke mausoleum.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Frederick Platt (July 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: St. Paul's Episcopal Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-24.
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