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Buchanan in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trinity Episcopal Church

Circa 1842

 
 
Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 12, 2019
1. Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  “The new church at Buchanan deserves a word of special notice. It is chiefly the result of female enterprise. A lady well known in Virginia who occasionally visited the town, fleeing from the sultry heat of summer, determined to effect by collecting far and near of only 12 and ½ cents (the price of one brick) from each contributor, and by dim or perseverance succeeded in the cause of a few years – a neat, well-filled brick church.”

This property has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department Of The Interior

 
Erected 1999 by Buchanan Historic District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 37° 31.596′ N, 79° 40.845′ W. Marker is in Buchanan, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 19640 Main Street, Buchanan VA 24066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 19663 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); H.L. Williams House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 19721 Main Street (about 400 feet away); The Botetourt Artillery (about 400 feet away); Buchanan (about 400 feet away); Buchanan Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Moelick Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchanan.
 
Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 12, 2019
2. Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 12, 2019
3. Trinity Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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