Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)

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Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Emmanuel Episcopal Church Port Conway VA Oct 12.jpg
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, October 2012
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia) is located in the US
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)
Location

U.S. Route 301

Port Conway, Virginia
Nearest city Port Royal, Virginia
Coordinates 38°10′46″N 77°11′10″W / 38.17944°N 77.18611°W / 38.17944; -77.18611Coordinates: 38°10′46″N 77°11′10″W / 38.17944°N 77.18611°W / 38.17944; -77.18611
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1860
Architect Niernsee & Neilson
Architectural style Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 86003593[1]
VLR # 048-0007
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 7, 1987
Designated VLR October 14, 1986[2]

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[edit]

  • 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

Current usage[edit]

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.[3] Services are held twice a month at Emmanuel.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "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. ^ Hanover-with-Brunswick Parish official website.
  4. ^ St. Paul's Episcopal Church history - discusses Emmanuel Church

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