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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Richmond

St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Richmond, Virginia
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
815 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219Map
+1 804 643 3589
Neighborhood: Capitol Square

Still an active church, St. Paul's was built in 1845. Visit here and stand on the spot where, in 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis was told Union troops were advancing on Richmond, a pivotal event of the Civil War. Another famous Richmond native who worshiped at St. Paul's was Edgar Allen Poe. He claimed to have left a valise, the location and contents of which remain an intriguing local mystery in the building.

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