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The Oldest Presbyterian Church in Florida

 
 
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By Jay Kravetz, June 6, 2017
1. The Oldest Presbyterian Church in Florida Marker
Inscription. The oldest Presbyterian church in Florida was organized June 10, 1824, as the First Presbyterian Church of St. Augustine. The first church building was erected on this site January 1, 1825. In 1890 the congregation moved into the new sanctuary which Henry Morrison Flagler built on Sevilla and Valencia Streets as a memorial to his daughter, Jennie Louise Benedict.
 
Location. 29° 53.342′ N, 81° 18.705′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker is on Saint George Street south of Bridge Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canova-Prince Murat House (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Toledo/Gaspar Papy House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garcia-Dummett House (about 400 feet away); Fernandez-Llambias House (about 500 feet away); Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (about 500 feet away); Father Miguel O'Reilly House (about 500 feet away); Llambias House (about 500 feet away); St. Mary's Missionary Baptist (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
The Oldest Presbyterian Church in Florida Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, June 6, 2017
2. The Oldest Presbyterian Church in Florida Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2017, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2017, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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