St. Peter's And St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Peter's And St. Paul's Cathedral Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Stock #: 69127
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: Lynn H. Boyer Jr.
Postmark: 1951
PM City: Houston
PM State: TX
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The 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 hue 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.
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