NRHP: St. Peter's Episcopal Church

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St. Peter's Episcopal Church

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

NRHP Reference #: 80002439

NRHP Listing Date: 19801203


411 L, Neligh, Antelope County, Nebraska

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St. Peter's Episcopal Church is a simplified version of Gothic Revival architecture. The first Episcopal Church services in Neligh were conducted by the Reverend J. C. Eldred, who arrived in the small village before the coming of the railroad. In March 1887 Neligh Episcopalians purchased the building site. St. Peter's was consecrated in 1888 by Bishop George Worthington, who called it "the best small frame church in the diocese."

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