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St.Mary's Church Spires

Posted By: Rev.Gordon Chaisson <>
Date: Monday, 30 April 2001, at 10:10 p.m.

Can anyone please tell Me why the ornate spires on St.Mary's Church were replaced in 1956.As a Former Altarboy of St.Mary's Church,and now A Priest in Fl,I would like to know why. Thank You Fr.Gordon Chaisson.Tampa Fl. 


Posted By: Tom Beardsley <>
Date: Thursday, 3 May 2001, at 10:34 a.m.

In Response To: St.Mary's Church Spires (Rev.Gordon Chaisson)

The spires were damaged by the 1955 storms, and were replaced the following year. It's a shame, because the replacements are rather bland when compared to the original pair.