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Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 1, 2012
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. First Presbyterian Church, which was organized in 1823, is Jackson's oldest church. The first church edifice was built in 1832 at Main and Church Street, remaining there for 120 years. In 1952, the church moved to this site. Know as Willow Banks, it was the home of Colonel William H. Stephens, CSA. Later, it was the home of Clarence Pigford, owner of Jackson Sun.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 51.)
 
Location. 35° 38.48′ N, 88° 49.7′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on North Highland Avenue (U.S. 45) south of Pine Tree Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1573 N Highland Ave, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lambuth College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Merry High School (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lane College (approx. 1.5 miles away); In Memory Of Merry Boy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Beauregard
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 1, 2012
2. First Presbyterian Church
Property was know as Chevy Chase by the Pigford family.
(approx. 1.7 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 2 miles away); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. (Submitted on January 5, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 1, 2012
3. First Presbyterian Church
In memory of Clarence Elias Pigford.
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 1, 2012
4. First Presbyterian Church
In memory of C. E. Pigford.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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