Grace Church (Yorktown, Virginia)

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Grace Episcopal Church
Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, Virginia (2522848542).jpg
Grace Church, 2003
Grace Church (Yorktown, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Grace Church (Yorktown, Virginia)
Grace Church (Yorktown, Virginia) is located in the US
Grace Church (Yorktown, Virginia)
Location Rte. 1003 and Main St., Yorktown, Virginia
Coordinates 37°14′9″N 76°30′28″W / 37.23583°N 76.50778°W / 37.23583; -76.50778Coordinates: 37°14′9″N 76°30′28″W / 37.23583°N 76.50778°W / 37.23583; -76.50778
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1697
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 70000832[1]
VLR # 099-0010
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 15, 1970
Designated VLR June 2, 1970[2]

Grace Church (also known as York-Hampton Parish Church) is a historic Episcopal church and cemetery at Route 1003 and Main Street in Yorktown, Virginia.

It was built in 1697 and later updated with a Greek Revival style. Thomas Nelson, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence and other pre-Revolution Founding Fathers attended the church.[3]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]

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  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. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (March 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Grace Church" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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