Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church's congregation was founded in 1822. The church building, designed by architect John Munce and built by George Williams, was constructed in 1822-1823. The structure is largely original. except for a dome removed in 1839 and a chancel added in the mid-1880s. It is the oldest church building in Natchez and the oldest surviving Episcopal church building in Mississippi. Trinity's rector in 1849, The Rev. William Mercer Green, became the first bishop of the Diocese of Mississippi in 1850.
Erected 2020 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 31° 33.459′ N, 91° 24.244′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on South Commerce Street south of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 South Commerce Street, Natchez MS 39120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple B'Nai Israel (a few steps from this marker); Intersection of Washington and South Commerce streetsRichard Wright (within shouting distance of this marker); Intersection of Washington and South Union streets (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Intersection of Washington and South Pearl streets (about 400 feet away); Intersection of State and South Pearl streets (about 500 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Lambert-Taylor House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
More about this marker. South Commerce is ONE WAY south at this location.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.