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Greensboro in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Paulís Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 6, 2022
1. St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  This parish established 1830. Third oldest in Alabama diocese.

Church consecrated in 1843 by Leonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana, (later a Confederate general).

Here Nicholas H. Cobbs was chosen first Bishop of Alabama in 1844.

First vestrymen: Dr. Richard E. Meade, Dr. R. C. Randolph, Dr. R. W. Withers, J. Bell, J. B. Stickney, Dr R. Inge, Frank Inge, William Murphy, Col. Samuel Pickens.
 
Erected 1956 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 32° 42.18′ N, 87° 35.796′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and South Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 Church Street, Greensboro AL 36744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
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flies. ďGlencairnĒ (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greensboro Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Gayle - Tunstall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones-Burks-Whittington (approx. ľ mile away); Magnolia Grove (approx. 0.6 miles away); Southern University (approx. ĺ mile away); The Alabama Baptist State Convention (approx. one mile away); Newbern Baptist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 6, 2022
2. St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker
St. Paulís Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
3. St. Paulís Episcopal Church
St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker (prior to refurbishment). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
4. St. Paulís Episcopal Church Marker (prior to refurbishment).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,309 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2023