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Trinity Episcopal Church

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1899, Henry M. Congdon. 58 S. River St.
  • (© George E. Thomas)
  • (William E. Fischer Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer Jr.)

One of the last of the Victorian Gothic generation of architects, Congdon had a characteristically robust sense of form. Even with its sadly altered spire, this late work is splendidly picturesque, and displays the towered south entrance prescribed by Ecclesiological Society doctrine.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Trinity Episcopal Church", [Simpson, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 492-492.

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