St. Luke's Church (Smithfield, Virginia)

St. Luke's Church (Smithfield, Virginia)

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St. Luke's Church, also known as Old Brick Church, or Newport Parish Church, is a historic American church located in the unincorporated community of Benns Church, near Smithfield in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. The present dedication was ascribed in 1820. It is the oldest surviving brick church in one of the original thirteen colonies that became the United States, and is the earliest extant church of English foundation in the U.S. St. Luke's Church dates to 1632 or 1682. On October 15, 1966, St. Luke's was designated a National Historic Landmark and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of its historic and architectural distinction. __________________ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Luke's_Church_(Smithfield,_Virginia) #arbol #building #Church #culto #Denoall #estados_unidos #green #iglesia #old #Old_Brick_Church #or_Newport_Parish_Church #pine #pino #temple #templo #tree #united_state #US #USA #virginia #Worship
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