The congregation of Duluth’s 1891 First Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser for their historic 1889 church building, designed by Oliver Traphagen along with Francis Fitzpatrick and featuring Tiffany stained-glass windows designed by Duluth’s own Ann Weston. The event includes a tour of the church, music from the church’s three-story 1917 Skinner pipe organ, and a traditional Scottish tea (scones and clotted cream, cucumber, potted ham and egg salad, finger sandwiches, lemon curd tarts). This event is limited to the first 125 guests!
When: Saturday, September 24, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Where: 300 East Second Street
Cost: $40.00 per person
Parking: Free parking on 3rd Avenue East lower Essentia lot
Order tickets: Call 218-722-1745
Meanwhile, you can read our history of both the 1870 and the 1891 First Presbyterian Churches from our newest book, Duluth’s Grand Old Architecture, here (1870) and here (1891). Preview or purchase the book here.