Old Stone Church (Lewisburg, West Virginia)

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Old Stone Church
Old Stone Church in Lewisburg.jpg
Old Stone Church, November 1974
Old Stone Church (Lewisburg, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Old Stone Church (Lewisburg, West Virginia)
Old Stone Church (Lewisburg, West Virginia) is located in the US
Old Stone Church (Lewisburg, West Virginia)
LocationChurch and Foster Sts., Lewisburg, West Virginia
Coordinates37°48′4″N 80°26′55″W / 37.80111°N 80.44861°W / 37.80111; -80.44861Coordinates: 37°48′4″N 80°26′55″W / 37.80111°N 80.44861°W / 37.80111; -80.44861
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1796
ArchitectUnknown
Architectural styleOld Virginia
NRHP reference #72001286[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 23, 1972

Old Stone Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

History[edit]

The Old Stone Church was built in 1796, and is a two-story, rectangular limestone building. An addition was built in 1830, making the building 75 feet by 44 feet in size. It features an open cupola belfry. During the American Civil War it served as a hospital for both Union and Confederate forces.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. The related Stone Manse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

Burials[edit]

Henry M. Mathews, Governor of West Virginia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ C. Doyle Kester (June 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Old Stone Church" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-02.

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