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Mandarin in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Church of Our Savior

(Episcopal)

 
 
Church of Our Savior Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
1. Church of Our Savior Marker
Inscription.  Situated on the St. Johns on a portion of the Fairbanks Grant, this congregation was organized in 1867. The church was completed in 1883 under the Rev. C.M. Sturgess, a mission priest assigned to the St. Johns Valley. The church was regularly attended by Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and the west window is a memorial to the Stowe family who were winter residents of Mandarin for many years.
 
Erected 1961 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-48.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 30° 9.75′ N, 81° 39.166′ W. Marker is in Mandarin, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on Mandarin Road near Thornapple Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harriet Beecher Stowe Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Losco Winery (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Maple Leaf (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Church of Our Savior Marker, looking east along Mandarin Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
2. Church of Our Savior Marker, looking east along Mandarin Road
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The St. Johns River (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Hall (1760–1837) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mandarin Store and Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1876 Barn (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Major William Webb/Walter Jones Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Church of Our Savior Marker, in a view to the west image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
3. Church of Our Savior Marker, in a view to the west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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