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The Chapel of St. Theresa

“The Chapel of St. Theresa, the Little Flower, R. C. On Feb. 11, 1927, St. Patrick’s Church purchased former public school No. 26 at 14th and Thatcher Sts. An addition was built to form a vestibule for the chapel. The first Mass was celebrated by the Rev. James L. McSweeney. A parochial school is conducted […]

Concord Methodist Church

“Concord Methodist Church (M.E.) at Concord was organized in 1804. On Aug. 24, 1804, Robert Boyce conveyed to a board of trustees one-half of an acre of land upon which a church had been built. The interior of the church was never plastered and, in 1841, it was torn down and rebuilt. In 1870, a […]

St. Joseph’s Church, Roman Catholic

“St. Joseph’s Church, R. C., at Middletown. In 1879, the Rev. Charles H. Heichemere, S.J., the pastor of old Bohemia Church in Maryland, began to celebrate Mass in the auditorium of the Old Town Hall in Middletown. He would drive over on alternate Sundays bringing his altar boy with him. At that time, there were […]

Lebanon Methodist Church

“Lebanon Methodist Church (M.E.) at Lebanon, was built in 1858. The church site had been purchased from John Sapp on Oct. 19, 1857. The church was incorporated on Apr. 2, 1874. On Mar. 12, 1922, the church was destroyed by a fire that originated next door in the home of Captain Walker. A new church […]

Richardson Park Methodist Church

“Richardson Park Methodist Church (M.E.) was formally organized and incorporated on Oct. 24, 1907. A church site was purchased on Dec. 9, 1908 from A. K. Taylor. A church was built of concrete blocks. The corner-stone was laid on Sat., Aug. 16, 1908, by the Rev. C. T. Sharpless. Improvements were made in 1911. The […]

Congregation Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish Synagogue

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Dickerson African Methodist Episcopal Church

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St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church)

Photo Gallery: Resources related to Wilmington, DE: Father Wm. J. Bermingham was the next pastor. He made a number of improvements to the church including the entrance, the sacristy, a covered passage between the church and the rectory, windows, stations and side altars. The church was dedicated on Oct. 8, 1905, by Bishop John J. […]

Big Union African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

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St. Peter’s P. E. Church

Photo Gallery: Resources related to Lewes, DE: The Court House at Georgetown, the new County seat, being nearly completed, the Commissioners advertised the Court House at Lewes for sale. It was purchased on Oct. 18, 1791, by Thomas MclIlvain, carpenter, for 85 pounds. He sold the building to a group of Lewes citizens on Feb. […]