View, Calvary Episcopal Church, Tarboro, North Carolina

Calvary Episcopal Church (Tarboro, N.C.)
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View, Calvary Episcopal Church, Tarboro, North Carolina
Church buildings
Gothic revival (Architecture)
Original Format:
Color slide
Item identifier:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Architectural photographs
Tarboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Preservation North Carolina
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
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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: Calvary Episcopal Church (Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
Reverend Joseph Blount Cheshire and his Episcopalian congregation established in 1833 were the first owners
Architectural note:
The construction of the church was halted during the Civil War and was completed during Reconstruction. Hobart Upjohn designed the Parish House, which was built from 1922 to 1923, and the Cloister, which was added in 1926.
Historical note:
William Percival's watercolor perspective drawing of Calvary Episcopal Church is the only example of his expert drawing skills known to survive. The building is considered one of the finest antebellum Gothic Revival churches in the state, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Tarboro (N.C.)
Church buildings
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places