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Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Paul's Church

 
 
St. Paul's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
1. St. Paul's Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1823 by Jas. A. Fox. Oldest Episcopal structure (1824) in state & reputedly W. of Alleghenies. Organ installed 1827. Here in 1829 first Episcopal priest ordained in state, John P. Porter. Mother of Jefferson Davis a member.
 
Erected 1955 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 6.139′ N, 91° 17.817′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and First South Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnot Posey Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilkinson County Museum (about 500 feet away); 503 Commercial Row (about 600 feet away); 513 Commercial Row (about 600 feet
St. Paul's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. St. Paul's Church and Marker
away); Schloss-Rothschild Building (about 600 feet away); 525 Commercial Row (about 600 feet away); D'Aquila Service Station (about 600 feet away); Old Cumbo Variety Store (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2016. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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