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The St. Thomas Episcopal Church is a historic church in Bath, North Carolina. Built circa 1734, it is the oldest surviving church structure in all of North Carolina.

The St. Thomas Episcopal Church has a very interesting history behind it. The settlers in the area has always been of great faith and continued to conduct service despite the fact that they didn?t have a minister. They had community leaders read prayers and a sermon instead. It was only in 1734 that the church had its first rector in the form of Reverend John Garzia.

Today, the historic church is available for tours. Inside are priceless artifacts like the 1750 Queen Anne?s Bell, the slate tablet in memorial to Margaret Palmer, a large silver chalice presented by the Bishop of London in 1738 to Rev. Garzia, and a c. 1740 silver candelabra, believed to have been from King George II.
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