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Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Paul's Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
1. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  

This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior.

 
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 38° 48.174′ N, 77° 2.702′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on S. Pitt Street north of Duke Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 228 Pitt Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stabler-Leadbeater House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); "For God and Country" (within shouting distance of this marker); 414-412 Prince Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ticer House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bank of Potomac Building
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
2. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
(about 300 feet away); 511 Prince Street (about 300 feet away); 204 South Royal (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church. ... The St. Paul’s Sunday school was organized in 1818. In England, Sunday schools had been started for the education of the industrial poor. The schools taught reading and writing and rudiments of knowledge of the Bible and the liturgy. The Sunday school educated Negroes as well as Whites until the teaching of reading to Negroes was prohibited by the Virginia legislature in the aftermath of Nat Turner's slave rebellion. ... (Submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. Our History. (Submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Virginia Theological Seminary. (Submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Benjamin Latrobe, architect; Virginia Theological Seminary; Protestant Episcopal; racial segregation.
 
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
3. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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