History


Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight

This article was written by St. Peter’s historian and parishioner Libby Browne. A remarkable discovery has been made in the last year which pertains to St. Peter’s. I was contacted last summer by an...


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Nice New Kneelers

This article was written by Libby Browne. Have you noticed that we have new kneelers at the communion rail? Nancy Fago and Elaine Markezin noticed not long ago that the old ones, especially the...


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Questions for the Archives

This article was written by parishioner Libby Browne. The Historic St. Peter’s Committee has been asked to share some of the questions we receive about our historic church, so here is the first in...


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In Remembrance of Charles P. Peitz

This article was written by parishioner Al Heavens. Charles P. Peitz, whose editing skills and encyclopedic knowledge guided St. Peter’s Church: Faith In Action for 250 Years to publication in 2011, died of lung...


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George F. Harding

This article was written by parishioner Alan Heavens. George F. Harding didn’t think much of Abraham Lincoln when the renowned Philadelphia patent attorney first met the future president in 1856. In fact, as quoted...


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Osage Orange Connections

Along the southeast side of the churchyard there stand four Osage orange trees with an intriguing history and connections to Nicholas Biddle, one of the most historic Americans buried in our yard, very near...


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