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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Christ Episcopal Church

 
 
Christ Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Christ Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1828. Nave and tower constructed 1839-43. Cornerstone laid by Bishop Leonidas Polk. Despite the bombardment, the Rev. W.W. Lord conducted daily services here during the Siege of Vicksburg.
 
Erected 1972 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 32° 21.212′ N, 90° 52.55′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Locust Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1115 Main Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
The Christ Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. The Christ Episcopal Church
walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Christ Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Judge Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Antebellum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anchuca (about 500 feet away); Happy Home (about 600 feet away); Main and Cherry (about 600 feet away); If Walls Could Talk (about 800 feet away); Business Men (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Church added to the National Register of Historic Places. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. Church added to the National Register of Historic Places.
City of Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trail marker about the Christ Episcopal Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
4. City of Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trail marker about the Christ Episcopal Church.
Leonidas Polk image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
5. Leonidas Polk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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