St Paul's Episcopal Church and Churchyard

  • Address: W Church and Broad Sts
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

St Paul's Episcopal Church and Churchyard, is one of oldest church buildings in North Carolina. The churchyard dates from 1722 and includes the graves of North Carolina Governors Charles Eden (Governor of the Colony of North Carolina 1713-1722), Thomas Pollock (resident and Acting Governor of North Carolina from 1712 to 1714 and in 1722) and Henderson Walker (acting deputy governor of North Carolina between 1699-1703). - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1736/10/15 Williamsburg Virginia Gazette reports that a large, handsome Brick Church, with Steeple, is shortly to be built in Edenton, with many of the Bricks being already burnt
1746/07/00 Roof of St Paul's Episcopal Church is raised
1760/04/10 Vestry meets in St Paul's Episcopal Church
1774/00/00 Interior woodwork at St Paul's is completed
1809/02/13 William Nichols Architect and House Joiner Edenton congregation pays William Nichols for refurbishing (fitting up) St Paul's Church, restoration was 1806-1809 and he was payed $2672
1848/00/00 Frank Wills Architect Chancel furnishings designed by Frank Wills

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Particulars for St Paul's Episcopal Church and Churchyard:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 29th May 1975

Registry Name: St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Churchyard
Registry Address: W. Church and Broad Sts.
Registry Number: 75001248
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Nichols,William
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 2
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement, Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Religious property
Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Significant Year: 1736
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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