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St. James Episcopal Church

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1846; 1940 rebuilt, Milton Grigg. 2289 Cartersville Rd.

Initially located four miles south of Cartersville, the church was moved in 1882 to this site. In 1937 it burned and was rebuilt using the original walls. The temple-form Greek Revival church has a recessed entrance between in antis Doric columns flanked by pilasters, which are repeated at the corners of the building. This finely crafted church of brick laid in Flemish bond has a molded brick water table, a rich modillion cornice, a lunette in the pediment, and tall round-headed windows. The wooden belfry has a bellcast roof.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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