Take a tour of Old St. Luke’s. (Click on pictures for larger version.)
“To the Glory of God and in commemoration of the life and services of GENERAL JOHN NEVILLE (1731 – 1803), Patriot and Churchman, Founder of THE FIRST EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY. This tablet is placed by his descendants A.D. 1912 under the auspices of The Historical Society of The Diocese of Pittsburgh.
An interior view of the stained glass window above the entry door.
The altar prior to a wedding.
The sanctuary seats up to 150 people.
The bride’s room. A beautiful setting to prepare for her special day.
Another view of the bride’s room. Simple but elegant.
The clock on the wall says it’s almost time.
Cloak worn by Jane Lea Nixon – the first white child born in the Chartiers Valley.
This organ was brought over the Allegheny Mountains.
Revolutionary War Major William Lea left the land to Old St. Luke’s.
This plaque identifies a stone in the wall as coming from the English ancestral home of George Washington.
Tours – We are pleased to welcome adult and youth groups for a one hour tour of the church, and a review of our role in American and church history. Call Paul Barker – 412-531-7153 Ext 20.