One Of The Oldest Churches In Virginia Dates Back To The 1600s And You Need To See It
By Beth|Published August 10, 2022
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
History surrounds us here in the Old Dominion. Whether you’re bellying up to the bar in a centuries-old tavern or admiring a covered bridge built in the 19th century, you’ll agree that there’s a lot to appreciate about Virginia’s most historic places. Today’s feature destination is one that relatively few know about yet it’s absolutely worth visiting. Tucked away in a small village near Smithfield awaits St. Luke’s Church, one of the oldest churches in Virginia. In fact, it was built in 1632. Here’s more on the church that’s nearly 400 years old.
Have you ever visited St. Luke’s Church near Smithfield? What did you think of one of the oldest churches in Virginia? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!
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