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Online Video of Tercentenary Events Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that we are starting to make video of the events from our Tercentenary available for online streaming at our Vimeo site. The first events that are available here are:

  • The steeple raising on August 28, 2014;
  • The September 28, 2014 Michaelmas service with the Bishop of London; and
  • The recession and Lee Mansion reception after the September 28 service.

Click the link above or go to http://vimeo.com/stm1714 to watch the videos. We will be uploading more video to this site over the next few weeks.

Walking Tours Sept. 7 & 14

Transformations in Marblehead & St. Michael’s Church
1714 > 1793 > 1814 > 1833 > 2014
Judy Anderson will lead walking tours to benefit St. Michael’s
Sunday, September 7 at 4 pm
Sunday, September 14 at 4 pm
Meet in front of St. Michael’s entrance on Summer St.

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Sun 09/07/2014 -
Sun 09/14/2014
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

St. Michael's Episcopal Church


Judy Anderson
Judy Anderson

Judy Anderson will lead us on a walking tour looking at

  • how Marblehead grew after 1714 when St. Michael’s was built with its 50-foot steeple
  • how houses changed after the American Revolution (1775-1781/83) & the War of 1812
  • how St. Michael’s changed in 1833 to a Gothic Revival style

Your donation of $10 per person will go toward the construction of St. Michael’s steeple which was set in place on Thursday, August 28th.

Steeple Raising Thurs Aug 28 at 12:15 pm

Join us on Thursday, August 28th at 12:15 pm as St. Michael’s new steeple is lifted onto the bell tower. Cake will be served on the lawn afterwards as the spire is being secured. The weathervane will then be placed on top later in the afternoon.

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Thu 08/28/2014
12:00 am

St. Michael's Episcopal Church

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Work on repairs to the bell tower is proceeding on schedule and structural reinforcement put in place. See photos at our Flickr site. Fencing for the roof has already arrived and the spire itself will arrive in 3 parts on Wednesday, August 27.

On Thursday morning, August 28th, Summer Street will be blocked at the church while the 3 parts are unloaded. Then the base will be assembled, raised and secured. After brief speeches at about 12:15 pm, the top part of the spire will be raised about 12:30 pm. All are invited for celebratory cake on the lawn at about 1:00 pm. Once the spire is secured, the weathervane will be attached, in the mid-afternoon.