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Demopolis in Marengo County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Trinity Episcopal Church

Established by the Rev. Caleb S. Ives

 

—January 31, 1834 —

 
Trinity Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
1. Trinity Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. The first church building, a frame structure built in 1857, was burned by Federal troops during their occupation of Demopolis.

The present church building was erected in 1870 and forms the nave. The transepts were added in 1896 and the bell tower in 1910.

While camped in Demopolis, the Rt. Reverend Leonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana and Lieut General of the Confederate Army, often worshipped at Trinity.
 
Erected 1976 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 31.169′ N, 87° 50.341′ W. Marker is in Demopolis, Alabama, in Marengo County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Avenue and West Lyon Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 North Main Avenue, Demopolis AL 36732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple B’Nai Jeshurun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bluff Hall (about 400 feet away); The Demopolis Opera House / Lillian Hellman And (about 600 feet away); White Bluff (about 700 feet away); Alabama Cattlemen’s Association
Trinity Episcopal Church Marker North View image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
2. Trinity Episcopal Church Marker North View
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Demopolis Theater District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Demopolis Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Demopolis.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Trinity Episcopal Church Marker South View image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
3. Trinity Episcopal Church Marker South View
Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
4. Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
5. Trinity Episcopal Church Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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