Stories from the Old Brick Church

History From the Old Brick Church

Apr 20 2022 • 1 hr 4 mins


There’s an old ghost story about an Anglican Minister who is buried right behind the east wall of St. Luke’s. His name is Alexander Norris. But, Norris’ real story is even more intriguing than the ghost story. In this episode, we talk with Isle of Wight County Museum Curator, Rachel Popp, about Norris and other notable people buried in the Old Brick Church Cemetery.

Rachel Popp is the Curator at the Isle of Wight County Museum. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Christopher Newport University. She is the former Education Coordinator at St. Luke’s Historic Church and museum, She participates in other Virginia Museum Organizations including Virginia Emerging Museum Professionals (Hampton Roads Ambassador), Peninsula Museums Forum (President), and the Virginia Association of Museums (Member/Student of the Certificate in Museum Management Program).