Church of Our Saviour (Iuka, Mississippi)

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Church of Our Savior
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The Church of Our Savior in November 2013.
Church of Our Saviour (Iuka, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Church of Our Saviour (Iuka, Mississippi)
Church of Our Saviour (Iuka, Mississippi) is located in the US
Church of Our Saviour (Iuka, Mississippi)
Location Eastport Street, Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi
Coordinates 34°48′43″N 88°11′23″W / 34.81194°N 88.18972°W / 34.81194; -88.18972Coordinates: 34°48′43″N 88°11′23″W / 34.81194°N 88.18972°W / 34.81194; -88.18972
Area less than one acre
Built 1873
Architect James B. Cook
Architectural style Carpenter Gothic
MPS Iuka MPS
NRHP reference # 91000929[1]
Added to NRHP 1992

The Church of Our Saviour is an historic Carpenter Gothic style Episcopal Church located on Eastport Street between Main and Fulton streets in Iuka, Mississippi Designed by architect James B. Cook, it was built in 1873. Its board and batten siding, steep roofs and lancet windows are typical of Carpenter Gothic churches. In order to prevent its removal, local citizens bought it from the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi in 1985. [2]

It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 and was restored in 1992. It is a venue for weddings and other events.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Mississippi State Department of Archives & History. "Church of Our Saviour Iuka Historical Marker". 

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