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Covington in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Christ Episcopal Church

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November 10, 2016
1. Christ Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  Built 1846 by Jonathan Arthur of London for descendants of English settlers in British West Florida. Consecrated by Bishop Leonidas Polk, April 11, 1847. Christ Church is the oldest public building being used in Covington.
Erected 1974 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 11, 1847.
Location. 30° 28.351′ N, 90° 5.732′ W. Marker is in Covington, Louisiana, in St. Tammany Parish. Marker is on South New Hampshire Street near East 21st Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 North New Hampshire Sreett, Covington LA 70433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia Street Landing (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Southern Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Square and Historic Oaks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Covington Bank and Trust Building
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November 10, 2016
2. Christ Episcopal Church Marker
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(approx. Ό mile away); H.J. Smith and Sons Hardware and Museum (approx. Ό mile away); Reconstruction Period (approx. 0.3 miles away); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Christ Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
November 10, 2016
3. Christ Episcopal Church
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2016. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2016.

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