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Palm Springs in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of First Community Church

 
 
Site of First Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, Dec 2008
1. Site of First Community Church Marker
Inscription. This is the site of the first community church in Palm Springs. Welwood Murray donated the land in 1906 and the little church stood as a landmark in the village until 1934. The existing Carnell Building designed by Harold Williams was completed in 1938. Julia Carnell owner of National Cash Register, financed both this building and the development of La Plaza.
 
Erected by City of Palm Springs & McCallum Desert Foundation. (Marker Number HSPB-11.)
 
Location. 33° 49.488′ N, 116° 32.8′ W. Marker is in Palm Springs, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on North Palm Canyon Drive (Business California Route 111) south of East Amado Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 196 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lykken’s Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welwood Murray Memorial Library (about 700 feet away); Oasis Hotel (about 700 feet away); Plaza Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cork'n Bottle Building
Site of First Community Church Marker and Carnell Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, Dec 2008
2. Site of First Community Church Marker and Carnell Building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); General Telephone Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); McCallum House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palm Springs.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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