Timeline of Christ Church Cathedral 1800-1825

  • Twenty-two prominent citizens, including future U.S. President William Henry Harrison, meet at the home of Dr. Daniel Drake to found Christ Church; the Rev. Philander Chase, future bishop of Ohio, presides

    ” … deeply impressed with the truth and importance of Christian Religion, and anxiously desirous to promote its influence in the hearts and lives of ourselves, our families and our neighbors, do hereby associate ourselves together, and thus form a parish … ” Founding members of Christ Church

  • Church purchases first burial lots

    at Fourteenth & Elm at the city’s edge