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

St. Andrew’s Church

(Episcopal)

 

— Prairieville —

 
St. Andrew’s Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
1. St. Andrew’s Church Marker
Inscription.  1834 - Organized as mission by Rev. Caleb S. Ives for settlers coming here to the Canebrake from Atlantic Seaboard

1844 - made parish of Diocese of Alabama
1851 - this site selected
1853-54 - this building erected
 
Erected 1956 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 32° 30.59′ N, 87° 42.074′ W. Marker is in Prairieville, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is on County Road 12 west of State Highway 69, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallion AL 36742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar (within shouting distance of this marker); Freetown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Vine And Olive Colony (approx. 6 miles away); St. Michael's Cemetery
St. Andrew’s Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
2. St. Andrew’s Church Marker
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(approx. 7.4 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard (approx. 7.4 miles away); Gaineswood (approx. 7.8 miles away); Demopolis Methodist Church (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
3. St. Andrew’s Church
St. Andrew’s Church Across From Gallion Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
4. St. Andrew’s Church Across From Gallion Baptist Church
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By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
5. St. Andrew’s Church
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By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
6. St. Andrew’s Church
St. Andrew’s Church Designated A National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
7. St. Andrew’s Church Designated A National Historic Landmark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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