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Signs of HistoryOld Philadelphia Congregations (St. George's Methodist Church) - Philadelphia, PA

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Another gigantic, over-sized interpretive can be found on the sidewalk in front of St. George's Methodist Church, the oldest such church in the world. The Sign is part of a huge collection designed to promote tourism and educate visitors.

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date approved: 11/7/2011

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Signs of HistoryOld St. George's - Philadelphia, PA

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A beautiful interpretive, part of a large series placed in front of the various religious institutions in the city, recounts the history of this path blazing church as well as a number of first attributed to it.

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. George's Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

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date approved: 11/6/2011

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This Old ChurchSt. George's Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

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date approved: 11/5/2011

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsSaint George’s Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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No tour of sacred Old City Philadelphia is complete without a tour of the oldest, and continuously running Methodist church in the world.

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- House of Methodist Worship in Continuous Use - Philadelphia, PA

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St. George's Church is the oldest house of Methodist worship in continuous use in America. In 1767, Capt. Thomas Webb, a vet. of the French & Indian War, organized a Methodist Society in Phila. 2 years later, the Society bought St. George's Church.

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American Guide SeriesSt. George's Methodist Episcopal Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

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Historic United Methodist SitesSt. George's United Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Unnumbered in the index, but perhaps one of the most important Methodist heritage sites. This church is the oldest house of Methodist worship in continuous use in America. It is part of the Independence Nat'l Historical Park & an NRHP site, too.

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Signs of HistorySt. George's Church - Philadelphia, PA

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There are three important historical markers related to this church. Each one tells about the uniqueness and historical nature of the church.

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Dated Buildings and Cornerstones1763 - St. George's Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Lots of these 18th century churches opted for elongated, white date stones on the front of their edifices instead of the traditional cornerstone. These stones often have more than one date. This church has an example of such a date stone.

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Methodist ChurchesSt. George's Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

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Wikipedia EntriesSt. George's United Methodist Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This brick church, beautiful in its simplicity, significant in its history and symbolic of religious freedom in Philadelphia is a beacon of freedom and appropriately enough, is in the Independence Hall Historical National Park.

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Signs of HistorySt. George's Methodist Episcopal Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Here is a very old, bronze marker attached to a brick wall on the outside of this historic first which records a number of first for Methodism occurring at this site. One of several historical signs & markers to be found on the ouside of the church.

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Worldwide CemeteriesSt. Augustine's Burial Ground - Philadelphia, PA

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When you visit the St. Augustine Catholic Church, climb the stairs to the second level and you will see the most unique churchyard cemetery and NOT a single speck of dirt to be found anywhere......

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Churchyard CemeteriesSt. Augustine's Burial Ground - Philadelphia, PA

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When you visit the St. Augustine Catholic Church, climb the stairs to the second level and you will see the most unique churchyard cemetery and NOT a single speck of dirt to be found anywhere......

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This Old ChurchSt. Augustine's Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

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date approved: 11/1/2011

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Establishment of the Augustinian Order - Philadelphia, PA

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A beautiful interpretive in front of St. Augustine Catholic Church, part of a large series placed in front of the various religious institutions in the city recounts the history of this important church as it was the first of its kind in America.

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Augustine's Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

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date approved: 10/31/2011

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American Guide SeriesSt. Augustine's Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Augustine's Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

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date approved: 11/1/2011

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Signs of HistorySt. Augustine's - Philadelphia, PA

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A beautiful interpretive, part of a large series placed in front of the various religious institutions in the city recounts the history of this important church as well as some tumultuous times in the mid 19th century.

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Dated Buildings and Cornerstones1847 - St. Augustine Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This special date stone provides a concise history of this storied church. The stone provides multiple dates due to the Nativist Riots of 1844 which resulted in the burning of the church. Both construction dates are displayed.

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Religious FreedomThe Nativist Riots & the Burning of St. Augustine Church - Philadelphia, PA

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The struggle for religious freedom visited Philadelphia in 1844 when this Catholic church was burnt to the ground during the Nativist riots. We weren't always the cradle of liberty and abastion religious tolerance.

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Wikipedia EntriesSt. Augustine Church - Philadelphia, PA

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Landmark church always seen from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge when crossing into Philadelphia. Its iconic clock tower, courtyard crypts & red brick construction defines this as a religious and cultural landmark of Old City, Philadelphia.

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date approved: 10/31/2011

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Photos Then and NowSt. Augustine Catholic Church (1870 - 2011) - Philadelphia, PA

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This historic church with a tumultuous background, while very similar in both pictures, underwent a dramatic change in the mid 90's when the steeple was destroyed by "An Act of God" and then replaced.

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date approved: 11/4/2011

last visited: 9/28/2013

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