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The Old Glebe House of Woodbury, Connecticut, where Bishop Seabury was elected

an historical address

by George Thomas Linsley

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Published by Church Missions Pub. Co. in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Episcopal Church,
  • Church buildings,
  • History,
  • Glebe House (Woodbury, Conn.),
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Thomas Linsley
    ContributionsChurch Missions Publishing Company
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 unnumbered pages
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27502237M
    OCLC/WorldCa813830020

    A new American church, with bishops, would not last long if there were no bishops. You could not be a bishop in the Church of England (American Branch) without swearing allegiance to the king of England. In , with the war winding down, Seabury and nine other clergy met in secret at a place called Glebe House in Woodbury, Connecticut. Books from the Allen County Public Library. Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne Indiana. How to use the NARA's Census Microfilm Catalogs Coming soon! Soundex Index for the .

    The Glebe House in Woodbury, Connecticut, is appropriately named. A glebe, from the Latin word gleba, which means "clod of earth," is a minister's land endowment; the more fertile it is, the better it will support the pastor and his family. In fact, the earth of this western Connecticut glebe has proved especially fecund. Built around , Glebe House was the rectory for St. Paul's Church, Woodbury. The Rev. John Rutgers Marshall lived there from until On Mar. 25, , ten clergy met there and selected Samuel Seabury and Jeremiah Leaming as.

    The word, "Glebe" refers to a plot of land given to a Church of England for its sanctuary, the Parsonage, and perhaps a graveyard. While the present structure was built in , two of its original rooms and its foundation date back to the s, making it Location: 49 Hollow Road, Woodbury, Connecticut,   St. Paul’s, Woodbury, Connecticut, home of Glebe House, and host church that called the meeting to select the first bishop, proudly casts it’s vote for Samuel Seabury. The Rev. Albert Krueger Janu - pm | Permalink.


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The Old Glebe House of Woodbury, Connecticut, where Bishop Seabury was elected by George Thomas Linsley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Old Glebe House of Woodbury, Connecticut, where Bishop Seabury was elected: an historical The Old Glebe House of Woodbury by Linsley, George Thomas, Pages: On Maa meeting of ten Episcopal clergy at the Glebe House in Woodbury, Connecticut elected Seabury bishop as their second choice (a favorite son was elected first but declined for health reasons).

There were no Anglican bishops in America to consecrate him and so he sailed to London on July : Episcopal Church. The Glebe House is a historic house museum at 49 Hollow Road in Woodbury, Connecticut. Built aboutit is a prominent local example of Georgian colonial architecture.

It is also important as the site of the first Episcopal Church election in the United States. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in Location: 49 Hollow Rd., Woodbury, Connecticut.

Samuel Seabury was actually the second choice of the ten clergymen who gathered at The Glebe House on Ma The Glebe House and Gertrude Jekyll Gardens is located in Woodbury, Connecticut and is open to the public for tours.

On Maa meeting of ten Episcopal clergy at the Glebe Where Bishop Seabury was elected book in Woodbury, Connecticut elected Seabury bishop as their second choice (a favorite son was elected first but declined for health reasons).

There were no Anglican bishops in America to consecrate him and so he sailed to London on July 7. Samuel Seabury (Novem Febru ) was the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, and the first Bishop of was a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American Revolution and a known rival of Alexander Hamilton.

Early life. He was born in North Groton, Connecticut. Samuel Seabury (Novem – Febru ) was the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, and the first Bishop of was a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American was also a known rival of Alexander Hamilton.

History. Samuel Seabury. In three Connecticut clergy bought it for $ as a gift for their bishop, John Williams. In Edward C. Acheson, Bishop Coadjutor of Connecticut, formed the Seabury Society for the Preservation of Glebe House. And that, my friends is how this place became the Glebe House Museum run by the Seabury Society for the Preservation of Glebe.

Here in Woodbury, right around the corner from Rob Zombie’s house, another wacky ET Progressive road sign and the incomparable Dottie’s Diner, there sit two old houses that are now museums: The Hurd House operated by the town’s historical society and the Glebe House operated by something called The Seabury Society for the Preservation of.

Set in the picturesque Litchfield Hills in historic Woodbury's village center, the Glebe House is one of the earliest historic house museums in the nation. Its architecture, outstanding regional furniture collection and Gertrude Jekyll Garden combine to create one of the most authentic house museums in the region.

Samuel Seabury (Novem – Febru ) was the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, and the first Bishop of Connecticut. He was a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American Revolution and a known rival of Alexander Hamilton.

He was born in North Groton, Connecticut. deen, Scotland, of Samuel Seabury as bishop of Connecticut and the first bishop of the American Church. Why, one may ask, were colonial Anglicans not pro-vided with resident bishops long before.

After all, the Church of England arrived in America in Jamestown, Virginia was the first overseas Anglican parish.

Set in the picturesque Litchfield Hills in historic Woodbury’s center, the Glebe House offers visitors a glimpse of Revolutionary War-era Connecticut. The simple but elegant 18th-century farmouse is furnished as the home of Woodbury’s first Episcopal priest, Reverend John Marshall, his wife Sarah.

The group elected the Reverend Dr. Samuel Seabury as the first Bishop in the new world, a decision that assumed both the separation of church and state and religious tolerance in the new nation. After the Marshalls had moved from the Glebe House, Gideon B. Botsford, a silversmith, lived in the house.

Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury: Address, Phone Number, Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden Reviews: 4/5 It is the site where priests from the "Church of England" met after the American Revolution to decide how to obtain a bishop for their new "American" church, now called The Episcopal Church 4/5(17).

The church has not an official record, but it has the result of the meeting; for there was elected the first Bishop of Connecticut, and the first Bishop of the Church in America, Rt.

Rev. Samuel Seabury. The church in Woodbury still treasures the first communion set, the semicircular table that was used for the altar, and at the Marshall home. The Glebe house in Woodbury, Connecticut, is appropriately named. A glebe, from the Latin word gleba, which means “clod of earth,” is a minister’s land endowment; the more fertile it is, the better it will support the pastor and his fact, the earth of this western Connecticut glebe has proved especially fecund.

: Glebe House Woodbury, Connecticut Original Vintage Postcard: Entertainment Collectibles. Minor was the first town clerk and along with Lieutenant Joseph Judson served as the first deputy to the Connecticut General Court from the town of Woodbury.

[1] On Maa meeting of ten Episcopal clergy in Woodbury, Connecticut, elected Samuel Seabury (–) the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of. Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury: Address, Phone Number, Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden Reviews: 4/5 The owners of the Glebe House witnessed and took part in a lot of the major changes in our country.

Our people rejected a King and formed a new type of government. Woodbury, Connecticut 10 4/5(17). Samuel Seabury. Samuel Seabury (Novem – Febru ) was the First Bishop of The Episcopal Church, consecrated as the Bishop of Connecticut on Novem Seabury was born in Groton, Connecticut in He attended Yale College, and studied theology with his father.Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury.

likes 18 talking about this were here. Come experience the Glebe Hosue Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden and glimpse Revolutionary 5/5(3).The final activity of the afternoon tour of the Glebe House and garden. Associates were able to stand in the room where in Samuel Seabury was elected the first Bishop in the new world, signaling the breaking away of the American Episcopal Church from the Anglican Church and its dependence upon the monarchy in England.