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Downtown Presbyterian Church

 
 
Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 20, 2009
1. Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. From 1814 to 1955 this was the site of the First Presbyterian Church. President Andrew Jackson was received into the church in 1838. James K. Polk was inaugurated governor here in 1839. The building designed in the Egyptian style by William Strickland, architect of the State Capitol, was dedicated in 1851. When the First Church moved, the Downtown Church was organized.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 78.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 36° 9.788′ N, 86° 46.801′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Ave N and Church St, on the right when traveling north on 5th Ave N. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Masonic Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Maxwell House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Estell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fourth and Church (about 400 feet away); Tennessee Ornithological Society
Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 20, 2009
2. Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker
West side of the NW corner of the building
(about 600 feet away); William Walker (about 600 feet away); Jackson's Law Office (about 700 feet away); Birth of Bluegrass (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Downtown Presbyterian Church, Nashville from Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.Notable BuildingsNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 20, 2009
3. Downtown Presbyterian Church Marker
National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 20, 2009
4. National Historic Landmark
The Downtown Presbyterian Church has been designated a National Historical Landmark
This site possess national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1993 National Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Downtown Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
5. Downtown Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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