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St. Catherine Catholic Church

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c. 1910. High St., southwest of Cartersville Baptist Church

Under the patronage of St. Katharine Drexel (see PO15), this was built as a school for African American children, but was later converted to a church. The one-story, hipped-roof frame building, originally topped by an octagonal louvered belfry, has an unusual U shape that accommodates an entrance vestibule on each side of the central three-part window.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "St. Catherine Catholic Church", [Cartersville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-CB7.

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