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Landmark: Tabernacle United Church

Southwest corner, 37th and Chestnut. On the Avenue of Technology tour.

Tabernacle United Church
1884 - 1886
* Symbols of and references to Jesus, Saint John, Saint Luke and Saint Mark
* lizard, plants, partial cherubs and angels, winged lion, winged ox, eagle, sun, candle, fire
* inscription:
North Entrance: I am the door.
tower: My Goodness and My fortress. My High Tower and My Deliver. He in whom I trust.
East Entrance: We have seen his star in the East and are come to worship him.
shields:
He is risen.
Lampades multae, una lux.
Christus Exaltus Salvator.
Lux lucet in tenebris
Nec tamen consumebatur.
* North and East sides. Tabernacle United Church.
* 39.954500,-75.196800 [map]
* Exhibits: Religious, Gargoyles
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org's page for the building
+Gargoyle Hunter's page for the building




Tabernacle United Church Signs
Lynn Denton, 1999
* signs, religious symbols and imagery, boat, Earth, food, sitting and standing people, birds, plants, musical instruments, sheep, hands, water
* tiles painted by the congregation
* Tabernacle United Church.
* 39.954800,-75.196650 [map]
* Exhibits: Religious, Peace and Love
* See also:
+lynnbdenton.com
+City Paper article about Lynn Denton


See Also

+Tabernacle United Church