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“Peaceful. Nice people”

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Ranked #26 of 168 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Virginia
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Peaceful. Nice people”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

I was there during the Lenten season and plan to attend the 30 minute sermon tomorrow. They have a nice Lenten lunch after the service. All are welcomed here.

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English first
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
“Peace and quiet reflection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

A little peace and quiet reflection in the middle of the noisy bustling city. I highly recommend their mid-day services for a time of renewal. I have not eaten their lunch there but have heard great things about it.

Visited November 2012
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61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“Definitely worth the visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

We visited St. Paul's as part of a walking tour of Richmond. Our guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out some of the highlights & history of the church. It's really beautiful inside. The altar is worth seeing closeup and the stained glass is beautiful.

Visited September 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“St. Paul's Episcopal Church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

We were able to use the "Walking Tour Brochure" which was very helpful. The Stained Glass windows are in the balcony as well as downstairs and are beautiful!. Pew 63 is where President Davis worshipped. He was there when he got word that Gen Lee could no longer defend Richmond. The fires destroyed most of Richmond, but St. Pauls' was saved. Pew 111 was where Gen. Lee worshipped during the Civil War. You can get a guided tour every Sunday after 11:15 service.

Visited October 2012
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Ashland,VA
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Where Jefferson Davis had to scoot from when Richmond was falling”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

This is where President Jefferson Davis found out that Richmond was going to fall to the Union Army. Lee sent him a message while he was in church, and he had to get up from the service and leave town and scoot to Danville on what is now the Norfolk Southern Railroad that heads out of Richmond in a southwesterly direction. It used to be part of the Southern Railroad, and I guess it was the Richmond and Danville RR during the Civil War.

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