Northeast Georgia Mountains / Clarkesville

Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church

295 E. Green Street
Clarkesville, GA 30523

  • Grace-Calvary in the snow

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  • Sketch by John Kollock

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Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church in Clarkesville in Habersham County. The people of Grace-Calvary Church worship in the oldest church building in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Built by Jarvis Van Buren, a relative of U.S. President Van Buren and consecrated on Oct. 10, 1842, the church is a beautiful example of Greek Revival architecture.

The building's historic features include over 42 multipaned windows that still retain most of the original hand blown glass, straight-backed box pews and a "double-decked" pulpit. The pipe organ is the oldest working church instrument in Georgia.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:30AM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages