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St. Paul's Episcopal Church is an historic church built in 1845 just right across from the Virginia Capitol building. According to the information the Greek Revival church was designed by Thomas Somerville and has long been a house of worship for political figures in Virginia....More
Our tour included a lot of information about the meeting at which Patrick Henry made his speech, the political atmosphere of the times, and the history of the church itself. Our guide concluded with a rousing rendition of Henry's speech.
The tour did not include...More
We attended Easter Sunday services today at
St Paul’s. What a beautiful Easter service
and a beautiful church. We live about 3 hours from Richmond , and were there to visit our daughter who attends college in that city.
We noticed the sense of inclusiveness...More
This church is of course famous for many things, including the church where Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee once worshipped. But the stained glass works are beautifully detailed and the churchmembers couldn't have been nicer - very welcoming and happy to shere their story...More
St. Paul's, located within walking distance of the Capitol Building, is worth a quick visit both for its historical significance as well as the beautiful stained glass windows inside. The boxes of both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis are marked with plaques, but the...More
I visited St. Paul's initially because I knew that my great grandparents worshiped there during the Civil War and I had heard that there was a stained glass window in honor of my ggrandfather. The church itself is filled with history and at times I...More