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Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
Description2 pages
City, StatePhiladelphia, PA
DenominationCatholic Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesThe Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul is located on 18th St. between Race and Vine Sts. It is a splendid building surmounted by a huge dome 51 feet in diameter and 156 feet above the pavement. The interior is cruciform and designed in elaborate Roman-Corinthian style. The corner stone was laid September 6, 1848 and the first services held on Easter Sunday 1863. The Cathedral was dedicated November 20, 1864.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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