St. Thomas Church


Title
St. Thomas Church
Description
Photograph of St. Thomas Episcopal Church taken by local Bath photographer Thomas R. Draper soon after he set up shop in Bath around 1890. As written alongside the photograph and penned-in on the stone above the door, construction on the church began in 1734, though it wasn't completed until 1735. At some point, there was probably a wooden tower or steeple was attached to the front of the building, but it collapsed during a storm sometime in the mid-nineteenth century. This picture shows St. Thomas Church very much as it would have been when Mary Laughinghouse described it in her 1892 diary entry.
Date
1890
Original Format
photographs
Extent
Local Identifier
0329-b168-fe-i95
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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