St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Augusta, Georgia)

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Saint Paul's Church
St. Paul's Church (Episcopal), 605 Reynolds Street, Augusta (Richmond County, Georgia).jpg
Saint Paul's Church
Basic information
Location Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
District Episcopal Diocese of Georgia
Ecclesiastical or organizational status parish
Website Saint Paul's Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Colonial
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Augusta, Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Augusta, Georgia)
Location 6th and Reynolds Sts., Augusta, Georgia
Coordinates 33°28′33″N 81°57′40″W / 33.47583°N 81.96111°W / 33.47583; -81.96111Coordinates: 33°28′33″N 81°57′40″W / 33.47583°N 81.96111°W / 33.47583; -81.96111
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1751
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73000642[1]
Added to NRHP April 11, 1973
Specifications

Saint Paul's Church is a historic Episcopal church located in downtown Augusta, Georgia, adjacent to Riverwalk Augusta.

History[edit]

The church was established in 1750 by the Church of England at the site of Fort Augusta. The church, located on the corner of 6th and Reynolds Street, is the oldest church congregation in Augusta. The original church building was of Gothic architecture, but burned down during the American Revolutionary War. The second church burned down during the Great Augusta Fire of 1916. The current church building of colonial architecture was designed by Henry Wendell and can seat up to 600 people.

Burials[edit]

George Mathews former Governor of Georgia and U.S. Representative

William Few a Founding Father of the United States who represented the state of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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