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American Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

First Presbyterian Church of American Fork

Utah Historic Site

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. First Presbyterian Church of American Fork Marker
Inscription.  In 1877 Reverend George R. Bird arrived to begin activities of the Presbyterian Church of American Fork. Work on this modified Gothic Revival church began in 1878. The cornerstone for the completed was laid in September 1881 by Reverend Thomas F. Day. This building was used as both a church and a school until the school was closed in 1909. It has served as Presbyterian Church continuously since its construction. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places May 23, 1980.
 
Erected by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-306.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1980.
 
Location. 40° 22.688′ N, 111° 47.772′ W. Marker is in American Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on North 100 East, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 North 100 East, American Fork UT 84003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrington Elementary School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Fork City Hall (about 500 feet away); The Historic City Hall Bell
First Presbyterian Church of American Fork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. First Presbyterian Church of American Fork Marker
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(about 500 feet away); First Free Public School (about 600 feet away); Fort Wall at American Fork (about 700 feet away); Veterans Memorial Building (about 700 feet away); Bank of American Fork (about 800 feet away); First Flour Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in American Fork.
 
First Presbyterian Church of American Fork image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. First Presbyterian Church of American Fork
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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