Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut

Colt & The Church Of The Good Shepherd (2)

This is the second article on The Church Of The Good Shepherd, the Colt family church built in 1867. Click here for the first in this series of three.

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Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut

Even shooting in darkness to capture the beauty of the windows the details and design here was amazing.

Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut

When the Church was first built most all light was provided through the windows. The ceiling, every wall, and doorway contains a mosaic. Most all depict in some way the memorial to Sam Colt and his 3 young children.

Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut

Since the church was closed to all but us we were able to move throughout the sanctuary to capture many different  perspectives.

Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut
Church Of The Good Shepherd, Hartford Connecticut

In the final article I hope to include at least one photograph of the Parish house which sits on the church grounds.