Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Bluemont Presbyterian Church.jpg
Bluemont Presbyterian Church, October 2009
Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located in Virginia
Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is located in the US
Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Location Blue Ridge Pkwy, Mile Post No. 192, near Fancy Gap, Virginia
Coordinates 36°39′27″N 80°34′22″W / 36.65750°N 80.57278°W / 36.65750; -80.57278Coordinates: 36°39′27″N 80°34′22″W / 36.65750°N 80.57278°W / 36.65750; -80.57278
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built org. 1920 1945, 1946
Architect Childress, Rev. Robert; Slate, Richard
Architectural style Gothic Revival
MPS Reverend Robert Childress Presbyterian Churches MPS
NRHP reference # 07000219[1]
VLR # 070-5044
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 30, 2007
Designated VLR December 6, 2006[2]

Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is a historic Presbyterian church located near Fancy Gap, Patrick County, Virginia. It is one of the "rock churches" founded by Bob Childress. It was built between 1919 and 1950, and is a small frame church building faced in natural quartz and quartzite stone. It features a Gothic styled hexagonal bell tower. The rock facing was added to the frame building in 1946.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Randle Brim; John Kern & Michael Pulice (December 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bluemont Presbyterian Church and Cemetery" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.