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Augusta in Woodruff County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Augusta Presbyterian Church

 
 
Augusta Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
1. Augusta Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. The church was organized in 1861, by its first pastor, Rev. S.W. Davies. The foundation was apparently laid in 1861. It was completed in 1871. Woodrow Wilson, as a youth. worshiped here while his brother-in- law, Rev. A.R. Kennedy. was pastor, (1877-1881). The church closed in 1971, was deeded to the city in 1972 and leased to the Augusta Improvement Club in 1985. The club completed its restoration in 1998. The organ, pulpit, pews and bell are original.
On Oct. 16, 1986. the U.S. Department of Interior placed it on
The National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected 1998 by the Augusta Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 17.191′ N, 91° 21.915′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Arkansas, in Woodruff County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (Business U.S. 64) and Walnut Street on North 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 North 3rd Street, Augusta AR 72006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodruff County Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); Woodruff County War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodruff County Courthouse
The Augusta Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2018
2. The Augusta Presbyterian Church
(about 400 feet away); Chickasaw Crossing (approx. mile away); Augusta Memorial Park (approx. mile away); City of Augusta (approx. mile away); "It Was a Hard Little Fight" (approx. 4.9 miles away); Action at Fitzhugh's Woods (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Augusta Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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