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Immanuel Episcopal Church

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1851–1853, 1879–1881, remodeling. 1916, 1967, interior refurbishing. VA 606 (Old Church Rd.; 1.7 miles east of U.S. 360, south side of the road), Mechanicsville

Quaintly “Hansel and Gretel” Gothic with its twin towers and elaborate window moldings, this church began as a simple rectangular box. A post–Civil War remodeling gave it the odd Gothic imagery of the tower, pinnacles, and windows. The interior has been refurbished several times.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Immanuel Episcopal Church", [Mechanicsville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI389.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 299-299.

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