St George’s Church turns 200


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 12 May 2019

One for the album: Guests and parish members posing for a photograph in front of St George

GEORGE TOWN: St George’s Church Penang, the oldest English colonial church in the Far East (East Asia), marked the 200th anniversary of its consecration with the launch of commemorative first day covers and stamps.

The church, also known as Parish of St George The Martyr, is said to be the first Anglican church in the country to be featured on a first- day cover and stamps issued by Pos Malaysia.

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