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St Paul's Episcopal Church


  • Address: 815 E Grace St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1845/00/00 Thomas S Stewart Architect St Paul's Church is built as a branch of the Monumental Church.
1859/00/00 General Convention of the Episcopal Church holds its first meeting in the American South.
1860/10/00 Edward VII Dignitary The Prince of Wales, future King Edward VII, attends Sunday service at St Paul's.
1862/00/00 Jefferson Davis Faith Jefferson Davis is confirmed as a member of St Paul's Episcopal
1865/04/02 Jefferson Davis Confederate President During Sunday service, President Davis receives a message that General Lee is withdrawing from Petersburg and will no longer protect Richmond. Davis quietly leaves the church before the end of the service. Flight of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Cabinet
1865/04/02 Jefferson Davis Confederate President During Sunday service, President Davis receives a message that General Lee is withdrawing from Petersburg and will no longer protect Richmond. Davis quietly leaves the church before the end of the service. Fall of Richmond 1865
1895/11/07 Irene Langhorne Gibson Bride Irene Langhorne marries Charles Dana Gibson at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Marriage of Irene Langhorne and Charles Dana Gibson
1897/10/05 Lewis Ginter In Memoriam The funeral for Lewis Ginter is held at St Paul's Church. Flags throughout Richmond fly at half-mast and the doors of businesses and charities associated with Ginter are decorated with black mourning crepe.
1911/00/00 Rev Dr Walter Russell Bowie, author of such hymns as "Lord Christ, When First Thou Cam'st to Men" and "O Holy City, Seen of John", baptized at St Paul's in 1883, serves as rector from 1911-1923,
1990/01/13 Pre-inaugural prayer service for L Douglas Wilder, America's first elected African-American State governor, is held at St Paul's

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Particulars for St Paul's Episcopal Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 69000357
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Steward,Thomas B.
Architectural Style: Greek revival
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1845
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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