St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Kansas City, Missouri)

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St. Mary's Episcopal Church
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St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Kansas City, Missouri) is located in Missouri
St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Kansas City, Missouri)
St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Kansas City, Missouri) is located in the US
St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Kansas City, Missouri)
Location 1307 Holmes St., Kansas City, Missouri
Coordinates 39°5′53″N 94°34′28″W / 39.09806°N 94.57444°W / 39.09806; -94.57444Coordinates: 39°5′53″N 94°34′28″W / 39.09806°N 94.57444°W / 39.09806; -94.57444
Built 1887
Architect William Halsey Wood
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 78001663[1]
Added to NRHP November 7, 1978

St. Mary's Episcopal Church was the first Episcopal church in Kansas City, Missouri, established in 1857.

The parish was founded as St. Luke's, and the name changed in the 1870s, it was sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence, Missouri. Prior to the construction of the building at 13th and Holmes, the congregation worshipped at several locations including a building at 8th and Walnut.

The current Holmes Street building was built in 1887, the Gothic Revival church was accepted into the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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The high altar in the church's nave
View of the altar from the choir stall
Chapel of the Annunciation
The nave of St. St. Mary's Episcopal Church
The reredos behind the altar

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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