Greensboro in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
St. Paulís Episcopal Church
Church consecrated in 1843 by Leonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana, (later a Confederate general).
Here Nicholas H. Cobbs was chosen first Bishop of Alabama in 1844.
First vestrymen: Dr. Richard E. Meade, Dr. R. C. Randolph, Dr. R. W. Withers, J. Bell, J. B. Stickney, Dr R. Inge, Frank Inge, William Murphy, Col. Samuel Pickens.
Erected 1956 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 42.18′ N, 87° 35.796′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and South Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 Church Street, Greensboro AL 36744, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greensboro Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gayle - Tunstall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magnolia Grove (approx. 0.6 miles away); Southern University (approx. ĺ mile away); Oak Grove School Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar (approx. 14.7 miles away); St. Andrewís Church (approx. 14.7 miles away).
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil •
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