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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

Huntsville, Alabama

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 28, 2010
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized June 15, 1818 by the Rev. Gideon Blackburn, D.D.

One of the state’s oldest Presbyterian churches.

This site was selected for the first church building, dedicated on Oct. 13, 1822. The second and present, sanctuary was dedicated on May 18, 1860.

Names of all ministers who have served this church are recorded on plaques in the sanctuary.

This marker erected on 150th anniversary of organization.
 
Erected 1968 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 43.825′ N, 86° 34.91′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Street Southeast and Gates Avenue Southeast, on the left when traveling north on Lincoln Street Southeast. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Gates Avenue Southeast, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard Weeden Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Leroy Pope Mansion 1814 (about 400 feet away); Calhoun House (about 400 feet away); Helion Lodge No. 1 (about 500 feet away); The Church Of The Nativity, Episcopal
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, June 27, 2009
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
(about 500 feet away); Central Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); The Public Inn (about 700 feet away); Site - Alabama’s First Constitutional Convention (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, June 27, 2009
3. First Presbyterian Church
 
 
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