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Saint Edwards Roman Catholic Church
Description2 pages
City, StateShamokin, PA
DenominationCatholic Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesBuilt 1872-79, renovated 1969, burned in 1971, rebuilt 1971-74. First church in the world to be illuminated by electricity in 1893. The altars of Saint Edward's are the only ones known to exist which are faced with Anthracite Coal (Hard Coal).
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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