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The sign on St. James Church. Contributing Building - Wilmington Historic District - National Register of Historic Places

NRIS #74001364

Built ca 1839

Style: Gothic Revival

Architect: Thomas U Walter

Marker reads: "St. James Church 1839/40; 1885
Thomas U. Walter, Architect--Philadelphia. John S. Norris--Supervising Architect--New York. C. H. Dahl, Principal Carpenter--New York. John C. Wood, Principal Mason--Nantucket.

Oldest house of worship in Wilmington, Built for Episcopal Parish established in 1729. First mature example of gothic revival style in North Carolina. Chancel altered and south transept added in 1885 from plans of New York architect, Henry C. Dudley.

Historic Wilmington Foundation, Inc.

Latitude, Longitude

34.2363345278311, -77.945912631705

Rights Statement


Taylor; George Lansing; Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Wilmington (NC); Anglican Church buildings--churches; Historic buildings--churches; Historic markers--churches; Signs and Sideboards--churches


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