Grave of Mary Walker, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Edenton, N.C.)
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Grave of Mary Walker, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina
North Carolina History
Original Format:
Color slide
Item identifier:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Edenton (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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Building: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina)

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. In 1769, John Hawks drew plans for a cupola atop the tower that was never built. 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.
Edenton (N.C.)
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