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Government Street Presbyterian Church

 
 
Government Street Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Government Street Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  
Founded, with 21 members, in 1831, by Rev. John B. Warren. This sanctuary erected 1834. Designated by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior as one of America's historic buildings. Presbyterian mother church for Southern Alabama.
 
Erected 1951 by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 30° 41.356′ N, 88° 2.649′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street (U.S. 98) and South Jackson Street, on the right when traveling west on Government Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Government Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Marquis de Lafayette visited Mobile (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile City Limits (within shouting distance of this marker); WALA-TV, Channel 10 (about 300 feet away, measured
The view east on Government Street towards Mobile Bay. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. The view east on Government Street towards Mobile Bay.
in a direct line); Portier House (about 400 feet away); On this Spot Woodrow Wilson Said: (about 400 feet away); Wallace Turnage (about 400 feet away); Nicola Marschall Residence (about 600 feet away); 400 Government Street 1860 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Regarding Government Street Presbyterian Church. National Historic Landmark (1992)
 
Also see . . .  History from Church website. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Looking west on Government Street in front of Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. Looking west on Government Street in front of Church.
Government Street Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. Government Street Presbyterian Church
Government Street Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2014
5. Government Street Presbyterian Church
Government Street Presbyterian Church National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2014
6. Government Street Presbyterian Church National Historic Landmark Plaque

Government Street
Presbyterian Church

Has been designated a

National
Historic Landmark
This site possesses National Significance
in commemorating the History of the
United States of America
1992
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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