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Long Beach in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Long Beach Presbyterian Church

Organized April 4, 1909

Long Beach Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 23, 2018
1. Long Beach Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized by Rev. Hervey McDowell, Evangelist for Meridian Presbytery, as a Home Mission church with 17 charter members. Organizational meeting in Methodist Church with services held there until building completed 1912 on site given by Mrs. M. E. Quarles. Rev. H. L. Jenkins called as first pastor 1913. Unused Episcopal church purchased 1936 and dismantled with educational building erected from materials. Church became self-supporting 1947; Rev. T. J. Wharton first full time pastor. Educational building enlarged 1950. New building erected 1964. Educational building remodeled as McInnis-Wharton Hall 1987.
Erected 2002 by Long Beach Historical Society and Long Beach Presbyterian Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 30° 21′ N, 89° 8.925′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on East 2nd Street west of South Burke Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 East 2nd Street, Long Beach MS 39560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Long Beach Centennial 1905-2005 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Beach Schools (about 600 feet away); Hurricane Katrina / Storm Recovery (about 600 feet away); Early Bank and Post Office (about 700 feet away); Long Beach World War II Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Long Beach (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
Long Beach Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 23, 2018
2. Long Beach Presbyterian Church
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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