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Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The First Presbyterian Church of Florence

1931

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. The First Presbyterian Church of Florence Marker
Inscription. This second-oldest Presbyterian Church in continuous usage in Arizona was founded in 1888. The present building was designed by architects Wallingford and Bell of Phoenix in the Spanish Colonial Revival style, with mission-type tile on the roof. George Smith and Sons of Florence furnished word-fired bricks and built the church with help from church volunteers and inmates of the Arizona State Prison.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Florence and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 1.866′ N, 111° 23.103′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on East Buttle Avenue near Orlando Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 East Butte Avenue, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Fulbright Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manuel Robles House (about 600 feet away); Huffman House (about 700 feet away); Elmer Coker House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesus Preciado de Luna/Bernardina Loroņa Residence
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By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. The First Presbyterian Church of Florence
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Kee Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elena Llescas House (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Nicholas Saloon and Beer Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
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By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. The First Presbyterian Church of Florence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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