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St. Peter's Episcopal Church

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Address: 313 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215 925 5968
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Red-brick Episcopal church that was originally built as an alternative...

Red-brick Episcopal church that was originally built as an alternative to Christ Church, which was deemed too muddy for "fine gentlemen and beautiful belles".

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Historical Cemetery

As a special part of our conference, we enjoyed a guided tour through the small historical cemetery and church.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Sarah B
Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

As a special part of our conference, we enjoyed a guided tour through the small historical cemetery and church.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

St Peter's is only a little younger than the more famous nearby Christ Church--also built in the Colonial era, it has retained its box pews. It has a spectacular wineglass pulpit , and because William White was Rector of both Christ Church and St Peter's, it also has pews which were used by George Washington and other notables. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A beautiful neighborhood on its own, we had a lovely walk on a sunny Sunday morning, stopping into all the historic cemeteries. St. Peter's in particular has a wonderful tour audio tour that you can follow. Many historic figures buried here, including several from the Revolutionary War. Also George Mifflin Dallas (namesake of Dallas, TX), famous American portraitist Charles Willson... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

beautiful walled grounds and cemetery. lots of famous early philadelphians went here. free admission

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

This elegant and historic church has been well maintained and is used on a daily bases. It is situated in the heart of the Society Hill neighborhood. The cemetery has been featured in several feature films.

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