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Church of the Epiphany


  • Address: 1317 G St, NW
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1843/06/03 John Carnaan Harkness Architect The cornerstone for Church of the Epiphany building is laid.
1852/06/03 Church of the Epiphany building is consecrated.
1857/00/00 Transepts, chancel, and tower constructed at Church of the Epiphany.
1860/00/00 Jefferson Davis Faith While in Washington, Jefferson Davis attends services at the Church of the Epiphany.
1862/03/06 Frederick W Lander In Memoriam Funeral for General Frederick Lander is held at the Church of the Epiphany.
1862/03/06 Abraham Lincoln Mourner Funeral for General Frederick Lander is held at the Church of the Epiphany.
1862/07/00 July to December, Church of the Epiphany is used as a hospital for Union troops.
1865/00/00 Rev Dr Charles H Hall Vocation Epiphany's rector during the Civil War, the Rev Dr Charles H Hall, is a strong Unionist who inspired Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, to become an Epiphany parishioner for the rest of his life.
1866/00/00 Edwin M Stanton Faith Edwin M Stanton mentions to Dr Hall that the chapel attached to Kalorama Hospital is about to be taken down.
1885/01/08 Rector William Paret is consecrated Bishop of Maryland at Church of the Epiphany.
1891/11/17 Rev Phillips Brooks Vocation Bishop Phillips Brooks preaches to an overflow congregation at opening session of Church Congress of Maryland at Church of the Epiphany.
1905/01/26 Helen Warren Pershing Bride Helen Frances Warren weds John J Pershing at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC.
1905/01/26 John J Pershing Groom Helen Frances Warren weds John J Pershing at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC.
1942/12/25 Franklin D Roosevelt Faith President Roosevelt attends Christmas service at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC.

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Particulars for Church of the Epiphany:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000996
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Harkness,John W.
Architectural Style: Gothic revival
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1843, 1844
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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