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St. Peter's Catholic Church, on a hill above Shenandoah Street.  The original church was built in the 1830s and underwent extensive renovations in the 1890s.  During the Civil War, the priest supposedly kept the church from being shelled by Confederates by flying a British flag outside, and the church building (along with other churches) was used as a makeshift hospital.

Copyright 2006, Patricia Lowhorn

St. Peter's Catholic Church, on a hill above Shenandoah Street. The original church was built in the 1830s and underwent extensive renovations in the 1890s. During the Civil War, the priest supposedly kept the church from being shelled by Confederates by flying a British flag outside, and the church building (along with other churches) was used as a makeshift hospital.