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Grace Episcopal Church

 
 
Grace Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Grace Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  The third home of Grace Church, a brick Gothic Revival-style building, stood on this site from 1859 to 1960. The congregation was founded in 1841 by Dr. Churchhill Jones Gibson, rector until 1892. In 1928 a majority of the members, led by the rector, Dr. Edwin Royall Carter, left to form Christ Episcopal Church at 1545 South Sycamore Street. The two congregations reunited in 1953 at the Sycamore Street site as Christ and Grace Episcopal Church.
 
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number QA-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 37° 13.76′ N, 77° 24.726′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Cross Street, on the right when traveling west on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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marker. Headquarters of Gen. R. E. Lee (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Cotten (approx. 0.2 miles away); Folly Castle (approx. ¼ mile away); The First Methodist Meeting House (approx. ¼ mile away); Two Noted Homes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appomattox River Heritage Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Readjuster Party (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Grace Episcopal Church Marker on High Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Grace Episcopal Church Marker on High Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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