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Edgemont Christian (Disciples of Christ) Church
Southwest Virginia has long been fertile ground for the Disciples of Christ, an out-growth of the Baptist and Presbyterian churches. Organized in the mid-nineteenth century by Cephas Shelburne, the first church on the site was a log structure that also served as a schoolhouse. The present building, one of the county's most elaborate rural churches, is a pedimented gable-end frame church with a wide wooden cornice, end pilasters on the facade, a large circular window in the pediment, and openings with keystoned, segmental-arched wooden heads. Edgemont, still in regular use, was dedicated by Dr. Chester Bullard, an independent regional religious leader who united with the Christian Church.
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