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Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana)

Grace Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church located at St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. The congregation was organized in 1827. The present church was completed in 1860, but it was heavily damaged by Union gunboats in 1863, during the Civil War.

Grace Episcopal Church
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Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana) is located in Louisiana
Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana)
Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana) is located in the United States
Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana)
Location510 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville, Louisiana
Coordinates30°46′33″N 91°23′14″W / 30.77583°N 91.38722°W / 30.77583; -91.38722Coordinates: 30°46′33″N 91°23′14″W / 30.77583°N 91.38722°W / 30.77583; -91.38722
Area9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built1858
Architectural styleGothic Revival
NRHP reference #79001102[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 28, 1979

The current appearance of the church dates to its repair and rebuilding in 1893. The organ dates to 1860. The church is one of the state's oldest Protestant churches.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. "Grace Episcopal Church Historical Marker". Retrieved August 9, 2009.

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