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Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The First Presbyterian Church

 
 
The First Presbyterian Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., circa July 2004
1. The First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation organized in 1817. The Sanctuary was built in 1828-29 and enlarged in 1851. The Romanesque Revival rear addition was built in 1900 in honor of Joseph Stratton, Pastor, 1843-1903. The church and its companion manse on South Rankin Street are two of the finest Federal style buildings in Mississippi.
 
Erected 1990 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 31° 33.544′ N, 91° 24.231′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling east on State Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 State Street, Natchez MS 39120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bud Scott (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Bank of Mississippi (about 500 feet away); Temple B'Nai Israel (about 500 feet away); William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); "The Natchez Burning" (about 700 feet away); Commercial Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Cokesbury Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Natchez.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
The First Presbyterian Church and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2004
2. The First Presbyterian Church and Marker
Sanctuary entrance opens to Pearl Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,098 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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