St. Saviour's Episcopal Church and Rectory

BUILT

1878: Construction of first church completed.

1890: Chancel and sanctuary added.

1899: Rectory completed.

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATION/AFFILIATION

Episcopal Church, Diocese of Maine

INTERESTING FACTS

  • St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church is the oldest, largest and tallest public building on Mt. Desert Island. (National Register of Historic Places - National Park Service)

  • …it is fine local example of an American Shingle Style church executed in stone and wood.

  • The interior of the church is graced by twelve windows designed by the Tiffany Studio, installed between 1886 and 1907 — one of the Tiffany stained glass windows in the back wall of St. Saviour’s Church was stolen in the summer of 1988

GALLERY

CREDITS

All media by Luke Cabading.

SOURCES

  • Craven, J. (2019). What are Shingle Style Homes?. [online] ThoughtCo. Available at: https://www.thoughtco.com/shingle-style-architecture-american-spirit-178047 [Accessed 15 Jul. 2019].

  • Graves, L. (2016). Theft of Tiffany window unsolved - Mount Desert Islander. [online] Mount Desert Islander. Available at: https://www.mdislander.com/maine-news/theft-of-tiffany-window-unsolved [Accessed 15 Jul. 2019].

  • St. Saviour's Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor, Maine. (n.d.). History. [online] Available at: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://stsaviours.me/?page_id%3D76&strip=1&vwsrc=0 [Accessed 15 Jul. 2019].

  • Episcopal Church. (n.d.). St. Saviour's Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor, ME. [online] Available at: https://www.episcopalchurch.org/parish/st-saviours-episcopal-church-bar-harbor-me [Accessed 15 Jul. 2019].

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