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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The First Presbyterian Church

 
 
The First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. The First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  [Lower Marker]:
The origin of this church is 1750 when St. Paul's Church was established under the jurisdiction of the Church of England. In 1804 Christ Church was incorporated at St. Pauls's as a Presbyterian congregation. Subsequently, the name was changed to the First Presbyterian Church.

Lord's Day Services
(Hours)

[Upper Marker]:
A Stone of Appreciation
Pennsylvania Men
28th Division
Camp Hancock
1918

 
Erected by First Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 33° 28.264′ N, 81° 57.855′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Telfair Street. Between 6th & 7th Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 646 Telfair Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The First Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eve (about 400 feet away); Old Medical College (about 400 feet away); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 400 feet away); Medical College Building (about 500 feet away); Paul Fitzsimmons Eve (about 500 feet away); Emily Tubman Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding The First Presbyterian Church. National Register of Historic Places:
• First Presbyterian Church of Augusta ** (added 1997 - Building - #97000100)
• Also known as Christ Church
• Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills, Robert
• Architectural Style: Romanesque
• Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Religion
• Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Religion
• Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
• Current Function: Religion
 
Also see . . .
1. First Presbyterian Church of Augusta: Boyhood Church of a President
The First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. The First Presbyterian Church
of Augusta
Constructed in 1909
to the Glory of God
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
. Explore Southern History website entry:
Not far from the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, the congregation still meets in its original sanctuary. (Submitted on January 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Presbyterian Church. New Georgia Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on October 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. The First Presbyterian Church Marker
( Upper Plaque )
Centennial
1804 - 1904.
" Hitherto Hath The lord Helped Us."
May 15, 1904.
( Lower Plaque )
Centennial
1804 -2004
Looking unto Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith
July 4 2004
The First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. The First Presbyterian Church
These Flower Beds
Are Memorials From The
Christian Endeavor Society
Of This Church

To the soldiers affiliated with us
while at Camp Hancock, Who Gave Their Lives
In the defense of liberty inThe Great War,
1914 1918.
The Flower beds as mentioned image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. The Flower beds as mentioned
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,312 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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