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005-0016 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Photo credit: Mike Pulice/DHR, 2015

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VLR Listing Date 09/21/2017

NRHP Listing Date 11/24/2017

NRHP Reference Number SG100001849

The St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is one of six remaining churches built before 1850 in Amherst County, as well as one the few remaining historic buildings associated with the Pedlar Mills village. The modest brick Greek Revival-style church was constructed around 1837. In 1926 an imposing portico with a simple, pedimented gable supported by columns was added to the church. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is one of two Greek Revival-style churches in the county. The interior exhibits a combination of Greek Revival and Gothic Revival ornamentation, revealing the building’s evolution from construction through an 1871 renovation.

VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated: June 15, 2021