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No. 292: St. Peter's Church and Parsonage
Postcard #292

Postcard. Caption on front: Dorchester, Mass. St. Peter's Church and Parsonage. Postmarked Oct 6, 1908. Dorchester Station, Boston. With one cent stamp. On verso: The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME, U.S.A. 27887. Made in Germany.

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 St. Peter's parish was organized in 1872. Its young pastor Father Peter Ronan had the vision to push for the construction of a great church and managed to hire Patrick Keely, an American Gothicist, to design the new building.
Map: Scan of detail from 1899 Richards atlas plate 4.
Modern image: Digital photograph, August, 2002.
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Created: July 26, 2003   Modified: July 26, 2003