Trip Planner:   USA  /  Virginia  /  Staunton  /  Historic Sites  /  Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Episcopal Church, Staunton

(75 reviews on the web)
Church
The Trinity Episcopal Church, Staunton VA. is a Gothic Revival style building in Staunton, Virginia. It is an active Episcopalian church in the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1972. It is located in the Newtown Historic District.HistoryThe current building is the third church building that has been built on the site. The first church, Augusta Parish Church, had served as the only government of Augusta County until 1780, when the Parish Vestry was dissolved by legislative act. It is the oldest church in Staunton. Founded first as Augusta Parish Church in 1746. In 1747, Reverend John Hindman became the first rector.In May 1781, the Virginia General Assembly fled Monticello ahead of advancing British troops, and landed in Staunton, where they set up the assembly in Augusta Parish Church, from June 7 to June 23 of that same year.The BuildingThe building contains seven signed Tiffany stained glass windows, and 5 more from Tiffany Studios. The church also offers an outdoor brick labyrinth, which was added in 2010. The first building was completed in 1763. The current building was built in 1855, and expanded in 1870. The interior was refurbished in 1907. The interior was again rebuilt in 1957, due to the addition of a 20-ton organ. The current organ was installed in 2010.
To visit Trinity Episcopal Church on your holiday in Staunton, and find out what else Staunton has to offer, use our Staunton trip itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full Staunton itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Staunton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Staunton by other users

3 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Staunton BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Staunton, Bedford & Shenandoah National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Shenandoah Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Portland, Walterboro & Staunton BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The office staff was very friendly when I showed up with family to take a look through it. They let us in to see the church which was beautiful and historical.  more »
  • The collection of windows makes a tourist visit to this place of worship worth a detour, especially for admirers of the lush Tiffany stain glass style. I regret that I have not been in Staunton at a t...  more »
  • It's fantastic to see so many beautiful​ windows in this historic church.You can take a self guided tourMon-Fri,1-4, Sep-May(Mon-Thur in June). Ihappened to walk in when an extremely knowledgeable par...  more »