Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, October 2012
|Location||Port Conway, Virginia|
|Nearest city||Port Royal, Virginia|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Niernsee & Neilson|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||86003593|
|Added to NRHP||January 7, 1987|
|Designated VLR||October 14, 1986|
Emmanuel Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church located on the west side of U.S. Route 301, just north of the Rappahannock River in Port Conway, Virginia, in the United States. Emmanuel Church and its historic graveyard are located in front of Belle Grove. In 1751, future President James Madison was born at Belle Grove, the childhood home of his mother, Eleanor Rose "Nellie" Conway. On January 7, 1987, Emmanuel Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register listing
- Emmanuel Church ** (added 1987 - Building - #86003593)
- Also known as Emmanuel Episcopal Church
- US 301, Port Conway
- Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
- Architect, builder, or engineer: Niernsee & Neilson
- Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
- Area of Significance: Architecture
- Period of Significance: 1850-1874
- Owner: Private
- Historic Function: Religion
- Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
- Current Function: Religion
- Current Sub-function: Religious Structure
Emmanuel Church is still in use and is one of three churches that form the Hanover-with-Brunswick Parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. The rector of the parish is the Rev. Diane Carroll. Services are held twice a month at Emmanuel.
- Emmanuel Episcopal Church (disambiguation)
- National Register of Historic Places listings in King George County, Virginia
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Hanover-with-Brunswick Parish official website.
- St. Paul's Episcopal Church history - discusses Emmanuel Church
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