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069-0038 Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 06/17/1998

NRHP Listing Date 06/03/2008

NPS property number 98001068

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church was nominated for its local historic significance as well as its prominence as an architectural landmark. The church is located in the Stony Man region of Page County. Constructed in 1848, a church building had been located on this site since 1765. The Mount Calvary congregation was founded during the earliest period of German settlement in the Valley of Virginia when Adam Mueller formed the Massanutten settlement in 1726. The present church is the third to occupy this site. Simple in form, the building exhibits fine American bond brick work and primary side entrances. One of the most outstanding details is the interior gallery, which projects from three walls. The gallery is supported on Tuscan-style columns. The interior also features two Champion woodstoves and an 1890s pump organ.


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

Updated April 4, 2018