In 1847, Blacksburg's Presbyterian congregation moved out of the meeting house they shared with the Methodists to a new building. This structure is the oldest religious structure standing in the town. It is a small version of the nave-plan Greek Revival-style churches built in many towns in the region, including Christiansburg, Floyd, Salem, and Fincastle. It has been used as a lodge hall and restaurant since 1904 when the congregation built a new church, also in the district, and in its varying uses has been adapted several times. The front now displays an approximation of the original gable and two-bay pilastered facade with paired double doors.

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