St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Selma, Alabama)

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Selma.jpg
St. Paul's Episcopal in 2008
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Selma, Alabama) is located in Alabama
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Selma, Alabama)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Selma, Alabama) is located in the United States
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Selma, Alabama)
Location210 Lauderdale Street
Selma, Alabama
Coordinates32°24′31″N 87°1′18″W / 32.40861°N 87.02167°W / 32.40861; -87.02167Coordinates: 32°24′31″N 87°1′18″W / 32.40861°N 87.02167°W / 32.40861; -87.02167
Built1871-1875
ArchitectThe firm of Richard Upjohn and Richard M. Upjohn
Architectural styleGothic Revival
NRHP reference #75000311[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 25, 1975
Tiffany stained glass window at St. Paul's, Selma

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is an historic red brick Gothic Revival church located at 210 Lauderdale Street in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, United States. The parish was established in 1838 and its original sanctuary building was burned on April 2, 1865 during the Battle of Selma, with credit for that act going to Union General James H. Wilson. The current building was designed by the famous New York City architectural firm of Richard Upjohn and was completed in 1875.[2]

The interior features several Tiffany stained glass windows designed by parishioner and Selma native, Clara Weaver Parrish, who was a noted artist who worked for Tiffany Studios in New York.[2][3][4]

St. Paul's Episcopal Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 25, 1975.[1]

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama.[5] The Rev. Jack Alvey is currently serving as the twenty second rector.[6]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "Selma's Architecture and History Tour". "www.SelmaAlabama.com". Retrieved 2008-03-02.
  3. ^ "Clara Weaver Parrish (1861-1925)". "Alabama Women's Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2008-03-02.
  4. ^ History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama
  5. ^ St. Paul's Parish Profile, 2009
  6. ^ St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Selma, Alabama: Staff

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