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Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. On May 6, 1821, seven local citizens, including Rev. Cyrus Kingsbury, established the Mayhew Church in the area known as Mayhew Mission. This congregation was received into the Tombeckbee Presbytery in 1829 and moved to Starkville in 1834. The first sanctuary was built on Louisville Street in 1837. In 1853 the church moved into a new Greek Revival-style building on Main Street. In 1925 the congregation moved into this Neoclassical Revival-style building.
 
Erected 2013 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 27.839′ N, 88° 48.758′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is on University Drive west of Caldwell Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 University Drive, Starkville MS 39759, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Starkville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Borden Milk Plant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oktibbeha County Blues
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. First Presbyterian Church
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Nash Street Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.H. "Corn Club" Smith (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
The view west on University Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
3. The view west on University Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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