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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, March 24, 2020
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1832, this is the oldest church building in Florida still standing on its original site. Tradition ascribes the design of this Episcopal Church to Sir Christopher Wren. Constructed of locally made brick, it was used by Federal forces during the Civil War as a barracks and hospital. The Parish Moved in 1903. Deeded to Pensacola in 1936, it was used as a public library until 1957. Pensacola Historical Museum established here in August, 1960.
 
Erected 1963 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-100.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 24.552′ N, 87° 12.61′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Adams Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on South Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 South Adams Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Christ Church (here, next to
Christ Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, March 24, 2020
2. Christ Church and Marker
this marker); Firefighter Vista S. Lowe (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Bartram Trail (about 400 feet away); Defending a Coastal Colony (about 400 feet away); A Port with Promise (about 400 feet away); Supremacy, Siege and the Sea (about 500 feet away); Mooring Anchor (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Pensacola - Old Christ Church. University of West Florida Historic Trust (Submitted on March 26, 2020.) 
 
Christ Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Florida Memory, circa 1963
3. Christ Church and Marker
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, March 24, 2020
4. Christ Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 24, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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