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River Ridge Meeting House (Rockymount Missionary Baptist Church)

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Rockymount Missionary Baptist Church
1872. West side of Summers County 44/10, 1 mile northeast of intersection with Summers County 20/3

Although twenty years younger than the timber-frame Jordan's Chapel and only four miles away, this meetinghouse was built of logs, still the tried-and-true method of construction in this remote area of the newly formed Summers County. A simple rectangle, one bay by two bays, the church is eight logs tall. Log ends are notched in half dovetails, while the broad gables are filled with horizontal clapboards.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "River Ridge Meeting House (Rockymount Missionary Baptist Church)", [Pipestem, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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