St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Augusta, Georgia)


St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Augusta, Georgia)

Infobox_religious building
building_name = St. Paul's Episcopal Church


caption =
location = Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
religious_affiliation =
district = Episcopal Diocese of Georgia
status = parish
leadership =
website = [http://www.saintpauls.org/ St. Paul's Episcopal Church]
architecture_style = Colonial
year_completion = 1750

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, also known as St. Paul's Church, is an historic Episcopal church located in downtown Augusta, Georgia adjacent from the Augusta Riverwalk.

History

The church was established in 1750 by the Church of England at the site of Fort Augusta. The church, located on the corner of 6th and Reynolds Street, is the oldest church congregation in Augusta. The original church building was of Gothic architecture, but burned down during the Revolutionary War. The second church burned down during the Great Augusta Fire of 1916. The current church building of colonial architecture was designed by Henry Wendell and can seat up to 600 people.

External links

* [http://www.saintpauls.org/ St. Paul's website]
* [http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/Augusta/index.html Augusta, Georgia, a National Park Service "Discover Our Shared Heritage" Travel Itinerary]


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