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First Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.68.3
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 97 S. Franklin Street
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.24565, -75.88593
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1893 lists the church but it is not known why [TIFF1893]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1887-1888 [ORG, WEB]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.68.3.1: Reynolds Memorial Window: Herald Angels (1905) (Extant)
33.68.3.2: Flick Memorial Window: Figure of Truth (1907) (Extant)
33.68.3.3.a: Hodge Memorial Window: Prayer of Shepherd (1906) (Extant)
33.68.3.3.b: Hodge Memorial Window: Grapevine and Symbols (1906) (Extant)
33.68.3.4: Hollenback Memorial Window: Resurrection (1924) (Extant)

Item 33.68.3.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reynolds Memorial Window (Miller Memorial Window)
Theme: Herald Angels [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBT1905A, WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Col. George Murray Reynolds (16 Jul 1838 - 24 Sep 1904) and Stella Dorrance Reynolds (3 Dec 1840 - 13 Nov 1904) [INSCRIPTION, WBT1905A, WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Donor: their daughter, Helen Murray Reynolds (Mrs. Burr Churchill) Miller [WBT1905A, WBT1905B, WBR1905, FINDAGRAVE]
and also their son, Schulyer Reynolds [WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Date: Dedicated 12 Nov 1905 [WBT1905A, WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GEORGE MURRAY REYNOLDS / BORN JULY 16 1838 / DIED SEPTEMBER 24 1904 // AND OF HIS WIFE / STELLA DORRANCE REYNOLDS / BORN DECEMBER 3 1840 / DIED NOVEMBER 13 1904 [PHOTO, WBT1905B, WBR1905]
Category: Angel
Employees: Window placed in church under the direction of Edwin Stanton George [WBT1905B, WBR1905]

Item 33.68.3.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Flick Memorial Window
Theme: Figure of Truth [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBT1907, WBL1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Reuben Jay Flick (10 Jul 1816 - 18 Dec 1890) and Margaret Arnold Flick (22 Aug 1827 - 16 Oct 1904) [WBT1907, WBL1907]
Donor: their family [WBT1907]
Date: Accepted 20 Oct 1907 [WBT1907]
Size:
Inscription: In loving memory of Reuben Jay Flick, July 10, 1816 - Dec. 18, 1890. An honored deacon of this church. In loving memory of Margaret Arnold Flick, his wife, Aug. 22, 1827 - Oct. 16, 1904 [WBT1907, WBL1907]
Category: Truth

Item 33.68.3.3.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hodge Memorial Window (McClintock Memorial Window)
Theme: Prayer of Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBT1906]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Rev. Francis Blanchard Hodge, D.D. [WBT1906, WBR1906, PG1906]
Donor: the congregation [WBT1906]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 15 Apr 1906 [WBT1906, WBR1906]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 33.68.3.3.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hodge Memorial Window
Theme: Grapevine and Symbols [ART2002]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBT1906, PG1906]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Francis Blanchard Hodge, D.D. [INSCRIPTION, WBT1906, PG1906]
Donor: the congregation [WBT1906, PG1906]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 15 Apr 1906 [WBT1906, PG1906]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / REVEREND FRANCIS / BLANCHARD HODGE DD // FOR 33 YEARS / THE BELOVED PASTOR / OF THIS CHVRCH [PHOTO, WBT1906, PG1906]
Category: Vine

Item 33.68.3.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hollenback Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [WBTL1924]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, New York [ART2002]
Other documentation: [WBR1924A, WBTL1924, WBEN1924, WBR1924B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Welles Hollenback (15 Mar 1827 - 19 Jun 1923) [INSCRIPTION, WBR1924A, WBTL1924, WBEN1924, WBR1924B]
Donor: his daughter, Anna W. Hollenback [WBR1924A, WBEN1924]
Date: Dedicated 8 Jun 1924 [WBR1924A, WBTL1924, WBEN1924]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, WBTL1924]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY / JOHN WELLES HOLLENBACK / FOR FIFTY EIGHT YEARS AN ELDER OF THIS CHURCH / MARCH 15, 1827 JUNE 19, 1923 // "I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE. / HE THAT BELIEVETH IN ME, THOUGH / HE WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIVE." [PHOTO, WBR1924A, WBR1924B]
Category: Resurrection without Christ

References

ART2002: The Art of Stained Glass, Richard W. Rousseau (2002, p. 25-38)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PG1906: Pittston Gazette (16 Apr 1906, p. 10)
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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WBEN1924: Wilkes-Barre Evening News (7 Jun 1924, p. 12)
WBL1907: Wilkes-Barre Leader (21 Oct 1907, p. 6)
WBR1905: Wilkes-Barre Record (13 Nov 1905, p. 5)
WBR1906: Wilkes-Barre Record (16 Apr 1906, p. 10)
WBR1924A: Wilkes-Barre Record (7 Jun 1924, p. 36)
WBR1924B: Wilkes-Barre Record (9 Jun 1924, p. 9)
WBT1905A: Wilkes-Barre Times (11 Nov 1905, p. 2)
WBT1905B: Wilkes-Barre Times (13 Nov 1905, p. 6)
WBT1906: Wilkes-Barre Times (14 Apr 1906, p. 7)
WBT1907: Wilkes-Barre Times (21 Oct 1907, p. 6)
WBTL1924: Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader (7 Jun 1924, p. 5)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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