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Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)

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Nearest city  Port Royal, Virginia
NRHP Reference #  86003593
Designated VLR  October 14, 1986
Area  4,000 m²
Architect  John Rudolph Niernsee
Built  1860
VLR #  048-0007
Opened  1860
Added to NRHP  7 January 1987
Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia)
Location  U.S. Route 301 Port Conway, Virginia
Address  King George, VA 22485, USA
Architectural style  Gothic Revival architecture
Similar  Belle Grove, St Paul's Church, Lamb's Creek Church, Belle Grove Plantatio, Belle Grove Plantation

Emmanuel Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church located on the west side of U.S. Route 301, just north of the Rappahannock River in Port Conway, Virginia, in the United States. Emmanuel Church and its historic graveyard are located in front of Belle Grove. In 1751, future President James Madison was born at Belle Grove, the childhood home of his mother, Eleanor Rose "Nellie" Conway. On January 7, 1987, Emmanuel Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places.


National Register listing

  • Emmanuel Church ** (added 1987 - Building - #86003593)
  • Also known as Emmanuel Episcopal Church
  • US 301, Port Conway
  • Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
  • Architect, builder, or engineer: Niernsee & Neilson
  • Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
  • Area of Significance: Architecture
  • Period of Significance: 1850-1874
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Religion
  • Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
  • Current Function: Religion
  • Current Sub-function: Religious Structure
  • Current usage

    Emmanuel Church is still in use and is one of three churches that form the Hanover-with-Brunswick Parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. The rector of the parish is the Rev. Diane Carroll. Services are held twice a month at Emmanuel.


    Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Port Conway, Virginia) Wikipedia

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