Christ Church

Christ Church (HM1B2Y)

Location: Milford, DE 19963 Kent County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.936', W 75° 25.897'

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Mispillion Milford

Christ Church Mispillion was the second parish in Delaware established by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. The Rev. Thomas Crawford first held services of the Church of England in lower Kent County in 1704. The previous church was located at Church Hill about three miles west of Milford. The Rev. Sydenham Thorne, the first resident rector, was instrumental in the relocation of the church to the new town of Milford. Construction of the church in Milford was started in 1791, but was interrupted by Thorne's death in 1793. The Rev. Corry Chambers is credited with completing the structure, which was consecrated on January 26, 1836. The colonial-style church was remodeled and enlarged in the present Gothic-style between 1863 and 1865. The bell tower was added in 1895. Interned in the churchyard are Joseph Oliver, the founder of Milford, and two of Delaware's Governors: William Tharp and Dr. William Burton. Christ Episcopal Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
HM NumberHM1B2Y
Marker NumberKC-101
Year Placed2006
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 462581 N 4307499
Decimal Degrees38.91560000, -75.43161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.936', W 75° 25.897'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 56.16" N, 75° 25' 53.82" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 N Church Ave, Milford DE 19963, US
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