Near Smithfield in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Saint Luke's Church
Mother Church of
now Isle of Wight County
The earliest original Gothic architecture structure in the United States of America
An unique bridge between our civilization and the rich culture of medieval Europe
Erected 1966 by Suffolk Chapter, Virginia State Society, Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1632.
Location. 36° 56.433′ N, 76° 35.139′ W. Marker is near Smithfield, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker can be reached from Benns Church Boulevard (Virginia Route 10) near Brewers Neck Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield VA 23430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic St. Luke's Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Luke’s Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benn’s Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Josiah ParkerMissile Magazine and Launch Operations (approx. 2 miles away); People and Places, circa 1957 at N-75L (approx. 2 miles away); 1954 Nike-Ajax Missile Site N-75L (approx. 2 miles away); Nike-Ajax Missile Radar Control Site N-75C (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
Also see . . . Historic St. Luke's Church Website. Includes history and artifacts of St. Luke's. (Submitted on December 4, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,529 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 4, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.