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Batesville in Panola County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Stephens Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Stephens Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, July 10, 2015
1. St. Stephens Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Built in 1895 by Andrew Johnson, St. Stephens was used as a church until the late 1930s and was deconsecrated after 1940. Since then, the building has housed the American Legion Post #118, the city library, and a voting precinct and served as a meeting place for the Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other civic clubs. While the American Legion post was housed in the church, the furniture was handmade by German prisoners of war held at Como, Mississippi, during World War II.
 
Erected 2013 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 34° 19.056′ N, 89° 57.232′ W. Marker is in Batesville, Mississippi, in Panola County. Marker is at the intersection of Panola Avenue and Lester Street, on the left when traveling north on Panola Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batesville MS 38606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. King Visits Batesville (approx. half a mile away); Bates House (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, World II
 
St. Stephens Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, July 10, 2015
2. St. Stephens Episcopal Church Marker
St. Stephens Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, July 10, 2015
3. St. Stephens Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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