Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
First Presbyterian Church
— Shreveport —
Founded 1845, present sanctuary built 1925, Designed by architectural firm of Jones, Roessle, Olschner and Wiener. Chapel adjoining buildings added later. Unusual curved pews are a noteworthy feature of the sanctuary.
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Location. 32° 29.895′ N, 93° 44.959′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Jordan Street west of Cicero Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Jordan Street, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shreveport Little Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Department Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Agudath Achim Synagogue (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewis House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sewall House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Line Avenue School (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Marks the Site of Battery 7 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eglin House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
More about this marker. This marker was put in place a “Historic Sites Signs Projects” by joint efforts between the City of Shreveport, Bossier City, Caddo Parish, & Bossier Parish, which began in 1995 and ran for 12 years. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort in the first place. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.