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Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Second oldest Presbyterian Church in Old Southwest. Org. April, 1807, as Bayou Pierre Church. Moved to Port Gibson 1827. Zebulon Butler first resident pastor, 1827-60. Present structure built 1859.
 
Erected 1957 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 57.578′ N, 90° 58.93′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (U.S. 61) and Walnut Street on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Church Street, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); Port Gibson (a few steps from this marker); Shreve House (within shouting distance of this marker); Englesing Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Guthrie Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple Gemiluth Chassed
First Presbyterian Church with "Hand Pointing to Heaven" on steeple top. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. First Presbyterian Church with "Hand Pointing to Heaven" on steeple top.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gage House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bernheimer Complex (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Also see . . .  Church history and photos from their website. (Submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches, Etc.
 
First Presbyterian Church and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
3. First Presbyterian Church and marker.
Another marker of the church, part of the Port Gibson Historic Tour. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
4. Another marker of the church, part of the Port Gibson Historic Tour.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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