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St John's Church

  • Also Known As: Elizabeth City Parish Church

  • Address: NW corner of W Queen and Court Sts
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1728/00/00 Henry Cary Architect St John's Episcopal Church on one and one half acres on the outskirts of Hampton.
1861/08/07 In 1861, Confederate soldiers set fire to Hampton, Virginia. St John's charred walls survived, but the great bell was destroyed. The sanctuary was restored by 1870.

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Particulars for St John's Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Cemetery
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000871
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Religious property
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799, 1800-1824
Significant Year: c 1728
Historic Function: Religion, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Cemetery
Current Function: Religion, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Cemetery

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