Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1817, plaques on the interior walls recognize the thirteen founding members. Built in 1819 - 1821. It is the oldest Presbyterian Sanctuary in continuous use in North Carolina. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and as an American Presbyterian and Reformed Historic Site.
 
Erected by First Presbyterian Church.
 
Location. 35° 6.58′ N, 77° 2.373′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of New Street and Middle Street, on the right when traveling west on New Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centenary United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bern Academy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Political Duel (about 500 feet away); Bayard v. Singleton (about 500 feet away); George E. Badger (about 600 feet away); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (about 600 feet away); First Printing Press In N.C. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
View is down New Street, toward the First Presbyterian Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
Paid Advertisement