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Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church

 
 
Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, February 19, 2011
1. Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest existing Black Presbyterian Church in Alabama. Organized by Dr. Charles A. Stillman as Salem Church in December, 1880. First church building erected 9th Street and 30th Avenue in 1882. First pastors were Reverend B. M. Wilkinson (1889-90) and Reverend I. C. H. Champney (1894-98). In 1915 relocated at 11th Street and 25th Avenue. In 1931 moved to present site. Name changed to Brown Memorial (1932) honoring Dr. R. A. Brown, Superintendent of Home Mission Work, PCUS. Present sanctuary built 1959 under leadership of Reverend Charles H. Williams. Earlier structure converted to Educational Building 1961.
 
Erected 1980 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 12.042′ N, 87° 34.946′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Stillman Boulevard (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3535 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stillman College (within shouting distance of this marker); John Murphy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gabriel Moore (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel B. Moore
Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, February 19, 2011
2. Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); John Gayle (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alabama Central Female College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clement Comer Clay (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arthur P. Bagby (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, February 19, 2011
3. Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church
 
 
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