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Market Square Presbyterian Church

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1860, Joseph Hoxie. 20 S. 2nd St.

Three years before receiving this commission, Hoxie designed the towered Italianate railroad station in Harrisburg for the Pennsylvania Railroad, now remembered as the backdrop for photographs of the Abraham Lincoln sarcophagus beginning its mournful trip into the nation's heartland. For this church, Hoxie adopted the direction of his erstwhile Philadelphia partner Stephen D. Button, who had utilized a similar German two-towered facade screening a second-story sanctuary for the Presbyterian church in York ( YO17).

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Market Square Presbyterian Church", [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-DA10.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 345-345.

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