Saint John's Anglican Cathedral

Saint John's Anglican Cathedral (HM28HK)

Location: Belize City, Belize District
Country: Belize

N 17° 29.328', W 88° 11.286'

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Originally built in 1812 by slaves and from bricks brought across from Europe. It is known also as the first church in the settlement of Belize. It served as a Parish Church until the first Anglican Bishop was consecrated in 1886. In the ... behind the altar is the grave of Archbishop Dunn and at the northeast corner of the churchyard lie Bishop Anthony Sylvester and wife Sonia and also Bishop Desmond Smith. St. John's Cathedral will always be important to the history of Belize, not only for being the oldest church in the country, but also for being the oldest in Central America.
HM NumberHM28HK
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Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 373859 N 1934022
Decimal Degrees17.48880000, -88.18810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 17° 29.328', W 88° 11.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds17° 29' 19.68" N, 88° 11' 17.16" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Albert St, Belize City Belize District , BZ
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