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Saint John's Church
Description2 pages
City, StateWashington, DC
DenominationEpiscopal Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesBuilt in 1816 from the design of Benjamin H. Latrobe, architect of the Capitol. Dolly Madison was baptized and confirmed here, and later her funeral was from this Church. Presidents Madison, Monroe, Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, Tyler, Taylor, Buchanan and Arthur were constant worshippers here, occupying the "President's Pew". The Church contains memorials to them.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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