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Williamsport in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Cemetery

 
 
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June 4, 2011
1. St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Began as St. James Mission in 1848. Reorganized as a parish in 1855 named after the first martyr at the suggestion of Bishop Leonidas Polk, the "Fighting Bishop" of the Confederacy. The Church and Cemetery were consecrated by Bishop Polk in 1859. The Church was constructed using hand-made bricks. The stained glass windows were made in England. The Confederate Monument in the Cemetery was erected and dedicated in 1904. Restoration of the Church was completed in 1978. A Massive restoration of the Cemetery was completed 1991.
 
Location. 30° 53.818′ N, 91° 40.03′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on Mississippi River Trail (Route 418) 0.2 miles north of Louisiana Route 971, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lettsworth LA 70753, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Hickory (approx. 6.3 miles away); John Archer Lejeune (approx. 6.5 miles away); White Hall Plantation House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Battle Of Yellow Bayou (approx. 12.3 miles away); Grave Of Oliver Pollock (approx. 13.8 miles away in Mississippi); Battle of Bayou Fordoche (approx. 14 miles away).
 
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St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2011
2. St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Marker
 
 
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