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Raymond in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
1. St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  St. Mark’s was organized in 1837 by Rev. James McGregor Dale and construction of the sanctuary was completed in 1855. Following the battle of Raymond on May 12, 1863, the church was used as a hospital for Federal soldiers. The interior of the church was damaged during this time, and the pews were lost. After repairs had been made, St. Mark’s was consecrated by Bishop William Mercer Green on May 5, 1868.
 
Erected 2008 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1905.
 
Location. 32° 15.632′ N, 90° 25.433′ W. Marker is in Raymond, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Main Street (State Highway 467) and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 W Main St, Raymond MS 39154, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. Aftermath of Battle (a few steps from this marker); Hinds County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Raymond Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Waverly (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The McCoy Brothers (about 500 feet away); Confederate Commanders (about 500 feet away); A Guide to the Campaign Trail (about 500 feet away); Confederate Route to Raymond (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raymond.
 
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
2. St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
3. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
View to northwest across Oak Street
View to Southeast Along W. Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
4. View to Southeast Along W. Main Street
Marker at north corner of intersection
of W. Main Street (SH 467) and Oak Street
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
5. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
View to northeast across W. Main Street
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 31, 2013
6. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on April 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 7, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   6. submitted on April 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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