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Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
1. Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. The oldest public building in Memphis and the first Episcopal Church in Shelby County. Organized August 6, 1832 by the Reverend Thomas Wright. The church house started 1838 was consecrated May 12, 1844 by the Right Reverend James Hervey Otey, first Bishop of Tennessee, the Reverend Philip W. Alston, Rector. The Reverend Robert P. Atkinson, Rector, 1969.
 
Erected 1969 by Contributed by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc., 1969.
 
Location. 35° 8.861′ N, 90° 3.015′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of North Second Street and Adams Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 North Second Street, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shelby County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Statuary at the Shelby County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest and the Memphis Slave Trade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piggly Wiggly (about 400 feet away); St. Peter Catholic Church
Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
2. Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church Marker
(about 400 feet away); Former Criminal Courts Building (about 500 feet away); Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records / Former Criminal Courts Building (about 500 feet away); Forrest's Early Home (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
3. Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church
Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
4. Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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