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View, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Edenton, North Carolina

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Edenton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Edenton, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Item identifier:
buch0144
Photographer:
Architect:
Architect:
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Provenance note:
Episcopalian congregation descended from the first parish in North Carolina, which was established in 1701, first owner
Architectural note:
Begun in 1736, the church was constructed slowly and was not fully enclosed until 1760. William Nichols conducted the remodeling of the building in 1806 to 1809, functioning as both architect and carpenter. Frank Wills designed new chancel fittings in 1848. The building was renovated following a 1949 fire.
Historical note:
The structure is the second oldest church building in North Carolina and the state's only colonial church still in use. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The graves date to the eighteenth century.
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Church buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Architecture, Colonial
Historic sites
Chancels
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Building, Brick
Plaster
Antebellum
Decoration and ornament -- Federal style
National Historic Landmarks

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