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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.
From 1763-1783 the Bishop of London licensed priests to administer here.

The Parish was organized in 1827.

Chartered by Florida's Territorial Council in 1829.

The Rev. Addison Searle was the first rector.

During the rectorships of the Rev. Benjamin Hutchins and of the Rev. Ashbel Steele this church was built being completed in 1832.

The Rt. Rev. Jackson Kemper D.D. made the first episcopal visitation in 1838 and consecrated the church to the worship of God according to the Anglican Rite.
 
Location. 30° 24.551′ N, 87° 12.615′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Adams Street and East Zarragossa Street, on the right when traveling south on South Adams Street. Click for map. Tablet mounted near church entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 South Adams Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Firefighter Vista S. Lowe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Site of First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away); William Bartram Trail (about 400 feet away); De Soto Trail / A Port with Promise
Old Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
2. Old Christ Church
(about 400 feet away); Mooring Anchor (about 500 feet away); John Wesley Hardin (about 500 feet away); Piers, Ports and Wharves: A Look At Pensacola's Waterfront (about 600 feet away); The Commanding Officer's Compound (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
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Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
3. Christ Church Marker
 
 
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