St Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, Savannah, GA

This postcard, of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church in Savannah, Georgia, is from 1914, seven years after the parish acquired the church building. The Greek Orthodox community in Savannah didn’t have a name yet, but they purchased St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and decided that, hey, St. Paul is Orthodox, so let’s go with that. Also, this is one of the first documented instances of an Orthodox church with pews. The often-repeated story,…