Saint Mark's Catholic Church, 608 West Main Street, Richmond, Kentucky

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Richmond’s only Roman Catholic church and its sole stone church is an example of Gothic Revival style architecture. The first church building, constructed in 1865, was a mission station under the Winchester parish. The present stone edifice was built in 1908 after a fire in 1906 destroyed the original small frame church building.

A pointed Gothic-arch opening located above the entrance in a central projecting tower contains three trefoil-headed stained glass windows. The windows of the side facades are also colorful stained glass. A steep gable roof supports a three-story tower with a pyramidal slate roof. The buttressed walls are ashlar limestone. St. Mark’s has changed little in the eighty years since it was built.


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