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Grace United Methodist Church

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1897. 7882 Main St.

This church's prominent square tower in the reentrant angle of this cross-gabled stone church has a belfry with diminutive balconies that is similar to that of the Methodist Church (FR29) in Stephens City. A steeply pitched roof of slate shingles covers the church. The seventy-five-foot-high entrance tower contains one of the last hand-played carillons in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Grace United Methodist Church", [Middletown, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-FR43.

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