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Trinity Lutheran Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.81.1
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): St. George Coptic Orthodox Church
Address: 411 Dekalb Street
Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.11486, -75.34189
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1863-1864 [HIST1938]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.81.1.1: Fichthorn Memorial Mosaic: Cross (1913) (Removed)
33.81.1.2: Geiger and Yost Memorial Reredos: Figure of Christ (Removed)

Item 33.81.1.1

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

Status: Removed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fichthorn Memorial Mosaic
Theme: Cross [AD1913, HIST1938]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AD1913, JUB1917]
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Andrew S. Fichthorn (1859 - 29 Jan 1912) [AD1913, YEAR1914, JUB1917, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [AD1913]
Luther Society [HIST1938]
Date: Dedicated 1 Jun 1913 [AD1913, HIST1938]
Dedicated 30 May 1913 [YEAR1914]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: apse [PHOTO, JUB1917]
History: Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:33.95.1) [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.95.1.1

Item 33.81.1.2

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

Status: Removed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Geiger and Yost Memorial Reredos
Theme: Figure of Christ [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG, PHOTO]
Designer:
Memorial details: left and right panels: Amon W. Geiger (1847-1908) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
center panel: Hannah Cornelia Feather Yost (7 Sep 1839 - 24 Jul 1908) and Clara Ella Yost (1876-1910) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1938, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Probably between 1910 and 1913 [DEDUCED]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, HIST1938]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / AMON W. GEIGER // IN MEMORY / OF / HANNA C. & / C. ELLA YOST // IN MEMORIAM / AMON W. GEIGER [PHOTO]
Category: Christ
Location: apse [PHOTO]
History: Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:33.95.1) [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.95.1.2

References

AD1913: Allentown Democrat (2 Jun 1913, p. 10)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1938: History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Trinity, Norristown, PA. 1848-1938, Malcolm H. Ganser (1938, p. 28, 38, 89)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JUB1917: 1517-1917 Jubilee volume, Norristown Conference of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania and Adjacent States (1917, p. 119)
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)
YEAR1914: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1914, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1914, p. 226)

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