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St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (and Rectory) is in Milton, in the Panhandle. Built in 1867, it was the first Episcopal Church in the northwest part of the state. The Carpenter Gothic church impressed Frank Lloyd Wright, who wrote of it:

“Saint Mary’s is a jewel created in the purest tradition of the Gothic Revival. It survives today with its pure lines intact, its muted colors untouched. Purity, it is without a blemish.”

Some of the paint is peeling, but it’s still in remarkably good condition. The church and rectory are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and included in “A Guide to Florida’s Historic Architecture”. See more photos here.

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