Bishop Henry Adams Neely, Portland, ca. 1888

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Bishop Henry Adams Neely, Portland, ca. 1888

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Neely was elected the second Bishop of Maine in 1866 and was consecrated on January 25, 1867 in Trinity Church, by Presiding Bishop John Henry Hopkins.

Upon his arrival in Maine, Neely served as rector of St. Luke's parish. He was influential in establishing a cathedral and the church of St. Luke was designated as the cathedral; however a new church was built instead.

Upon its completion, St. Luke's Cathedral in Portland was consecrated by Bishop Neely on October 18, 1877. He died in office on October 31, 1899.

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  • Title: Bishop Henry Adams Neely, Portland, ca. 1888
  • Creator: Sarony 680 Broadway NY
  • Creation Date: circa 1888
  • Subject Date: circa 1888
  • Town: Houlton, Portland
  • County: Aroostook, Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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