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St. Stephen's Cathedral
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
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Location 221 North Front St.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Built 1826
Part of Harrisburg Historic District (ID76001632)
Added to NRHP January 19, 1976

St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church in the United States. It is the mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and is the seat of its bishop. The Cathedral, Cathedral House and Chapter House are located on Front Street in Downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. St. Stephen's School is just around the corner on Cranberry Street. The nave of the church was constructed in 1826 and can seat about 300 people. St. Stephen's became the diocesan cathedral on January 27, 1932. The church is a contributing property in the Harrisburg Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

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