Pennsylvania Journals

Churches and Cathedrals

A May 2005 trip to Pennsylvania by Suzanne715

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Photo, Pennsylvania, United States More Photos
Quote: Pennsylvania is home to many quaint, historic churches and grand cathedrals. Sooth your soul and take time to venture in and explore one or more of these treasured relics.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Photo, Pennsylvania, United States
Welcome to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, the oldest church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Although the congregation started in 1730, this brick structure was built in 1761. Outside, the yard and gardens are enclosed with a wrought-iron fence and 30 stone tablets preserved from a cemetery once located on the grounds are mounted on the back wall. Her skyscraping white steeple can be seen from around the city. Enter the church through the double white doors off the alley, under the bell tower. The sanctuary resembles a small cathedral. The atmosphere is dark and quiet. Walk down the long aisles and notice the little doors on every pew, referred to as "box pews." The pew backs are stuffed...Read More

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
31 South Duke Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
(717) 397-2734