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Address: 815 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone Number: +1 804-643-3589
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Beautiful Historic Church

This is an historic church which was a popular house of worship for political figures. You can see the pews where Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis' families sat. There are also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Laurel, Maryland
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Laurel, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an historic church which was a popular house of worship for political figures. You can see the pews where Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis' families sat. There are also some beautiful Tiffany stained glass windows.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is right next to the Capitol and it is a very beautiful Church. We parked in the Garage and walked straight up to the Church.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about the amazing stained glass windows by the capitol building guide and are very glad we visited. The tiffany glass windows are stunning and the church is clearly very well maintained and cared for.

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Our guide in the State Capitol urged us to visit St Paul's church nearby. We are glad that we did - it's a great example of open, welcoming church architecture, built some 150 years ago in the Greek Revival style. There are a considerable number of splendid stained glass windows, four of which are Tiffany designed glass. The whole atmosphere... More 

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Lewiston, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This church is across from the state capitol. I went to see the amazing Tiffany stained glass windows, but was also impressed by the overall beauty of the entire sanctuary. Both Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis attended this church.

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Leonard, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Beautiful church with the most amazing stained glass windows that I have ever seen. The organ on the top level is also great to see. The pews that Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis used are marked with plaques. The whole church is very accessible and well worth the visit.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I found out a relative of mine was the lead soloist and choir director of St. Paul's Episcopal Church during the latter years of the Civil War, so during a recent visit to Richmond, I had to visit it. The church is across the street from the State Capital complex in downtown Richmond. Parking is available apparently during the week... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is near the Confederacy White House and Confederacy Museum. No Admission. A very lovely historical church whose members included Jefferson Davis and Robert E Lee and their families while in Richmond Virginia. Plaques on the side of the benches show where each family sat. Like other commentators, it has a lovely organ and very beautiful stained glass windows. A... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful church with a lot of history. We took a quick walk through. It is Definitely worth a stop if you are near by.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Loved this church. Beautiful pipe organ. The windows are art. The ceiling is also very beautiful and inspiring. There is a sweet little garden on the side with a fountain.

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