Vaults, St. James Episcopal Church, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina

St. James Episcopal Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Vaults, St. James Episcopal Church, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
North Carolina History
Original Format:
Color slide
Item identifier:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Wilmington (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: Saint James Episcopal Church (Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
Episcopalian congregation established in 1729, first owner.
Architectural note:
Henry Dudley designed the truss roof of 1871 and the chancel and transept of 1885. Hobart Upjohn added the great hall in 1923.
Historical note:
The church is the state's first academic use of the Gothic Revival, which helped promote the style in the state. The building is the oldest church in Wilmington that is still in continual use. The church lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The vaults date to the eighteenth century.
Wilmington (N.C.)
Church buildings
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places