Richmond Places of Worship Tour Part 1, Richmond

Due to its past as an English colony, Richmond has a number of notable Anglican and Episcopal churches dotted around the city. Take our two-part tour to discover these beautiful buildings as well as many other places of worship in the city of Richmond.
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Richmond Places of Worship Tour Part 1 Map

Guide Name: Richmond Places of Worship Tour Part 1
Guide Location: USA » Richmond (See other walking tours in Richmond)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Author: damon
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St. James Episcopal Church

1) St. James Episcopal Church

Dating from 1838, this church was just the third of its kind to be built in the city. Look out for two memorials located here to General J. E. B. Stuart and Captain Sally Tompkins, the only female officer in the Confederate...   view more
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Congregation Beth Ahabah

2) Congregation Beth Ahabah

When this congregation was founded, there were just 100 Jews in Richmond out of a population of 3,900. Erected in 1904, the Franklin Street Synagogue is a domed neoclassical edifice which shared the same architect as the Virginia State Capitol. The synagogue has 29 stained glass windows. Most notable is a window on the building's eastern wall depicting Mount...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

3) Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

The Church of Christ was the original name of the Latter Day Saint church founded by Joseph Smith, Jr. Organized informally in 1829 in northwestern New York and then as a legal entity on April 6 1830, it was the first organization to implement the principles found in Smith's newly published Book of Mormon, and thus represents the formal beginning of the Latter Day Saint movement.

Smith and his associates asserted that the Church of Christ was a restoration of the 1st-century Christian...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Redemption Hill Church

4) Redemption Hill Church

The Redemption Hill Church is an interdenominational Christian church. This gospel-centered church is a member of the Acts29 network, a global group that has built similar churches all over the...   view more
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St. Peter's Catholic Church

5) St. Peter's Catholic Church

This church was established in 1834 as the first Catholic church in the city. The neoclassic style of its architecture resembles that of the Church of Saint Philippe de Roule in Paris, France. One of the most prominent figures to worship at St. Peters was John Banister Tabb, a poet of the Civil War period, whose 38 books are stored in Richmond’s public...   view more
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

6) St. Paul's Episcopal Church (must see)

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church in Richmond. Located directly across the street from the Virginia State Capitol, it has long been a popular house of worship for political figures, including General Robert E. Lee and Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Other notable people associated with the church are Rev. Dr. Charles Minnigerode who led the church during the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. The Right. Rev. John Shelby Spong, began to attract national...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Monumental Church

7) Monumental Church

Monumental Church is a former Episcopal Church that stands at 1224 E. Broad Street between N. 12th and College Streets in Richmond. Designed by architect Robert Mills, it is one of America's earliest and most distinctive Greek Revival churches and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located in the Court End historic district.

Monumental Church was built between 1812 and 1814 to commemorate the 72 people who died on the site in the December 26, 1811 Richmond...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St. John's Episcopal Church

8) St. John's Episcopal Church (must see)

St. John's is an Episcopal church located at 2401 East Broad Street in Richmond. Formed from several earlier churches, St. John's is the oldest church in Richmond, built by William Randolph's son, Colonel Richard Randolph in 1741 and giving its name to the Church Hill district. It was the site of two important conventions in the period leading to the American Revolutionary War, and is most famous as the location where Patrick Henry gave his closing speech at the Second Virginia...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

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