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Grace Episcopal Church

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1834. VA 2 and VA 610, Corbin

Grace Episcopal is a plain, one-room brick structure in a Greek Revival temple form that reflects the influence of Baptist churches on Episcopalians. Except for its single entrance door, it might be mistaken for a Baptist-built structure. A slave gallery still exists on the interior. A painting of the Ascension by Arthur Pierson, placed above the altar in 1875, indicates the reorientation of Virginia Episcopalians toward more elaborate display.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Grace Episcopal Church", [Woodford, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 353-353.

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