The Reverend George Whitworth Grave - Lake View Cemetery - Seattle, WA
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N 47° 38.072 W 122° 18.996
10T E 551337 N 5275907
Quick Description: The grave for Reverend George Whitworth is registered as an American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site (No. 252) and located in Lake View Cemetery.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 8/8/2018 4:40:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMYY0B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
Located within Lake View Cemetery is the grave of George Whitman. A historical marker fixed to his headstone reads:


—First Presbyterian missionary to serve western Washington, 1854. Started 15 churches including the first Presbyterian church of Seattle.

—President of University of Washington, 1865-66 & 1874-76.

—Founded Sumner Academy, 1863, which became Whitworth College in 1890, now located in Spokane.

American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
No. 252

Registered by the Presbyterian Historical Society Philadelphia, PA.

This Presbyterian Historical Site is one of 445 registered sites located throughout the United States. You may visit an interactive online map to view this site as well as other sites.

Marker Name: The Reverend George Whitworth

Marker Type: City

Town name: Seattle

Placer: Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA

Related website: [Web Link]

Date marker was placed: Not listed

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