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Grave of William Hunt, St. James Episcopal Church, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina

St. James Episcopal Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Grave of William Hunt, St. James Episcopal Church, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Topics:
North Carolina History
Subjects:
Cemeteries
Graves
Item identifier:
buchss0107
Photographer:
Created Date:
Description:
Historical Note: The grave dates to the eighteenth century.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Wilmington (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 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.
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Gothic revival (Architecture)
Roof trusses
Historic districts
Architecture, Colonial
Episcopalians
Buildings -- Additions
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
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