Calvary Episopal Church

Calvary Episopal Church (HM8BF)

Location: Fletcher, NC 28732 Henderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 26.584', W 82° 30.288'

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Flether, N.C.

One of the oldest Churches in
Western North Carolina
Organized 1857 - Built 1859

Consecrated by the Rt. Rev. Thos. Atkinson
Bishop of North Carolina
August 21, 1859

During the Civil War this church was used asbarracks by Confederate Troops

Erected August 21, 1927, the Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church

Smaller marker, near the base of the stone:
The boyhood church and home of
Philip Lafayette Lance
Born October 25, 1852
Died November 26, 1926
"He loved thy rocks and rills,
Thy woods and templed hills."
Erected in loving memory
by his daughter
Mary Lance Van Every
HM NumberHM8BF
Year Placed1927
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 363423 N 3923219
Decimal Degrees35.44306667, -82.50480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.584', W 82° 30.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 35.04" N, 82° 30' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)828, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42 Old Airport Rd, Fletcher NC 28732, US
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