Monumental Church

Year Built: 1812-1814 Architectural Style: Neo-Classical On December 26, 1811, a fire at the Richmond Theatre claimed the lives of over seventy-two people, including the governor. Robert Mills, America’s first native-born, professional architect and a student of Thomas Jefferson, designed Monumental Church to be built on the theater site. The church is an unusual octagonal form … Continue reading Monumental Church