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St. James Church

Thomas U. Walter, Architect – Philadelphia

 

—1839/40; 1885 —

 
St. James Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
1. St. James Church Marker
Inscription.
Thomas U. Walter, Architect – Philadelphia
John S. Norris, Supervising Architect – New York
C. H. Dahl, Principal Carpenter – New York
John C. Wood, Principal Mason – Nantucket

Oldest house of worship in Wilmington, built for Episcopal parish established in 1729. First mature example of Gothic Revival style in North Carolina. Chancel altered and south transept added in 1885 from plans of New York Architect, Henry C. Dudley.
 
Erected by Historic Wilmington Foundation, Inc.
 
Location. 34° 14.118′ N, 77° 56.752′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (Business U.S. 74) and Market Street (Business U.S. 17), on the right when traveling north on North 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Burgwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Cornwallis (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Empie, D.D. (within shouting distance
St. James Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
2. St. James Church Marker
Marker is to the right of the main entrance doors.
of this marker); Beery’s Shipyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Baker Glover Eddy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This link is to the official North Carolina Historical Marker that is around the corner on Market Street.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
St. Paul's Church Seal image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
3. St. Paul's Church Seal
This seal is located to the left of the main entry doors.
St. James Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
4. St. James Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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