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Grace United Methodist Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.32.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 216 State Street
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.26392, -76.8859
Tiffany 1910: Page 98
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1873-1878 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.32.2.1: Beggs Memorial Window: Ascension (1903) (Extant)
33.32.2.2: Ross Memorial Font: baptismal font in green marble, with mosaic decoration (1903) (Extant)
33.32.2.3: Talmage Memorial Pulpit: pulpit in green marble, with mosaic decoration (1903) (Extant)
33.32.2.4: Hill Commemorative Table: communion table in green marble, with mosaic decoration (1904) (Extant)
33.32.2.5: Simpson Memorial Lectern: lectern in green marble, with mosaic decoration (1905) (Extant)

Item 33.32.2.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Beggs Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 98
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HSI1902, HP1902A, HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903A, HP1903B, HT1903, WCA1903]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [HT1903]
Memorial details: Sue Elizabeth Charles Beggs (1847 - 14 Mar 1902) [INSCRIPTION, HSI1902, HP1902A, HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903B, HP1903D, HP1903D, HT1903, HP1903E, HP1903G, WCA1903]
Donor: her husband, John Irvin Beggs [HSI1902, HP1902A, HP1902B, HP1903B, HP1903D, HP1903E, HT1903, HP1903G]
and also their daughter, Mary Beggs [HP1903D, HT1903]
Date: Completed early Apr 1903 [HP1903B]
Dedicated 3 May 1903 [HP1903B, HP1903D, HP1903D, HT1903, HP1903E, WCA1903]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: He giveth his beloved sleep / Psalms 127:2 // In Loving Memory of / Sue Elizabeth Beggs / wife of / John Irvin Beggs / 1847 - 1902 // The memory of the just is blessed / Prov 10:7 [PHOTO, HT1903]
Category: Ascension
Location: back balcony [PHOTO, HP1902A]
Cost: $3000 [WCA1903]
$5000 [HSI1902, HP1902A]

Item 33.32.2.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ross Memorial Font
Description: baptismal font in green marble, with mosaic decoration [HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903C, HT1903]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HP1902C, HP1903A, HP1903B, HP1903C, HT1903, WCA1903]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: David Herr Ross (14 Apr 1882 - 11 Feb 1898) [HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903B, HP1903C, HP1903D, HT1903, HP1903E, WCA1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his father, Henry Clay Ross [HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903C, HP1903D, FINDAGRAVE]
and also his mother, Elizabeth Irene Herr Ross [HP1903C, HP1903D, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed early Apr 1903 [HP1903C]
Dedicated 3 May 1903 [HP1903C, HP1903D, HT1903, HP1903E, WCA1903]
Size:
Inscription: In memory of David Herr Ross 1882 1898 [HT1903]
Cost: $1000 [WCA1903]

Item 33.32.2.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Talmage Memorial Pulpit
Description: pulpit in green marble, with mosaic decoration [PHOTO, HP1902B, HP1902C, HT1903, HP1903F, HP1903G, HSI1903, BA1903, ES1903, WCA1903, ADVOC1903]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HP1902C, HP1903A, HP1903B, HT1903, HP1903F, HP1903G, HSI1903, BA1903, ES1903, WCA1903, ADVOC1903, YEAR1905]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Dr. Thomas De Witt Talmage (7 Jan 1832 - 12 Apr 1902) [HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903B, HP1903F, HP1903G, HSI1903, BA1903, ES1903, ADVOC1903, YEAR1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his third wife, Eleanor Collier Talmage [HP1902B, HP1902C, HP1903B, HP1903G, ADVOC1903, WIKI]
Date: Dedicated 10 May 1903 [HP1903B, HP1903E, HP1903F, HP1903G, HSI1903, BA1903, ES1903, WCA1903, YEAR1905]
Size:
Inscription: at base of pulpit on bronze tablet: In Memory of T. De Witt Talmage, Preacher and Lecturer. Thrice Heard Here. [HT1903, HP1903F, HSI1903, BA1903, ES1903]

Item 33.32.2.4

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hill Commemorative Table
Description: communion table in green marble, with mosaic decoration [PHOTO, HP1904B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HP1904A, HP1904B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. J. Wesley Hill, D.D. [HP1904B]
Donor: John Irvin Beggs [HP1903G, HP1904A, HP1904B]
Date: Dedicated 10 Jan 1904 [HP1904A, HP1904B]
Size: 2'6" high x 3'6" wide x 1'10" deep [HP1904B]
Inscription: Presented by John Irwin Beggs in recognition of the pastorate of Rev. J. Wesley Hill, D.D. [HP1904B]

Item 33.32.2.5

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Simpson Memorial Lectern
Description: lectern in green marble, with mosaic decoration [PHOTO, HT1904, HP1905A, HP1905B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HT1904, HP1905A, HP1905B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Bishop Matthew Tingley Simpson (21 Jun 1811 - 18 Jun 1884) [HP1905A, HP1905B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: a member of the congregation [HT1904, HP1904C]
Date: Dedicated 12 Mar 1905 [HP1905A, HP1905B]
Size:
Inscription: In memory of Bishop Matthew Simpson, under whose council this church was erected and under whose office it was dedicated [HP1905A, HP1905B]
Cost: $600 [HT1904, HP1904C]

References

ADVOC1903: The Christian Advocate (21 May 1903, p. 815-816)
BA1903: Baltimore American (11 May 1903, p. 4)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1903: The Evening Star (11 May 1903, p. 17)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HP1902A: Harrisburg Patriot (11 Apr 1902, p. 1)
HP1902B: Harrisburg Patriot (22 Sep 1902, p. 1)
HP1902C: Harrisburg Patriot (24 Sep 1902, p. 6)
HP1903A: Harrisburg Patriot (6 Mar 1903, p. 1)
HP1903B: Harrisburg Patriot (3 Apr 1903, p. 1)
HP1903C: Harrisburg Patriot (10 Apr 1903, p. 1)
HP1903D: Harrisburg Patriot (27 Apr 1903, p. 6)
HP1903E: Harrisburg Patriot (2 May 1903, p. 9)
HP1903F: Harrisburg Patriot (9 May 1903, p. 9)
HP1903G: Harrisburg Patriot (11 May 1903, p. 6)
HP1904A: Harrisburg Patriot (7 Jan 1904, p. 2)
HP1904B: Harrisburg Patriot (9 Jan 1904, p. 4)
HP1904C: Harrisburg Patriot (22 Oct 1904, p. 5)
HP1905A: Harrisburg Patriot (11 Mar 1905, p. 10)
HP1905B: Harrisburg Patriot (13 Mar 1905, p. 4)
HSI1902: Harrisburg Star-Independent (11 Apr 1902, p. 1)
HSI1903: Harrisburg Star-Independent (11 May 1903, p. 9)
HT1903: The Harrisburg Telegraph (2 May 1903, p. 7)
HT1904: The Harrisburg Telegraph (21 Oct 1904, p. 1)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WCA1903: Western Christian Advocate (20 May 1903, p. 18)
WIKI: Wikipedia
YEAR1905: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1905, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1905, p. 190)

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