Old Runnymede Church

Old Runnymede Church (HM16LD)

Location: Harper, KS 67058 Harper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.145', W 98° 1.723'

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This is the church that once stood in Runnymede, an English village, nine and one half miles northeast of Harper. The church was first dedicated as St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in 1889, but was rededicated in 1893, when the Episcopalians of Harper purchased the frame building and moved it to its present location at llth and Pine Streets.

Runnymede was established by an Irish promoter who persuaded wealthy English and Irish families to send their sons to America to study farming. During a period of five years, this community flourished, then withered and died from the lack of a railroad, leaving us with a solitary grave in a lonely field and to the people of Harper, this church.
HM NumberHM16LD
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 586097 N 4127014
Decimal Degrees37.28575000, -98.02871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.145', W 98° 1.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 8.70" N, 98° 1' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)620, 316
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-348 W 11th St, Harper KS 67058, US
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