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Poplar Bluff in Butler County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Presbyterian Church USA

 
 
First Presbyterian Church USA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
1. First Presbyterian Church USA Marker
Inscription. A church building occupied by First Presbyterian Church has stood at this northwest corner of Main and Oak Streets since 1884, the longest period of time one denomination has occupied one site in Poplar Bluff's history. Founded in 1879, first church built in 1884. Remodeled in 1900; destroyed by fire, 1925. Rebuilt in 1929, education building added in 1967.
 
Erected by The C.W. Knuckles family (in memory of C.W. Knuckles and daughter, Marta).
 
Location. 36° 45.477′ N, 90° 23.555′ W. Marker is in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, in Butler County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poplar Bluff MO 63901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Brick Streets (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Billie Gene Kanell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Poplar Bluff (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Poplar Bluff (about 700 feet away); Original Town Poplar Bluff (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
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First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
First Presbyterian Church of Poplar Bluff image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
3. First Presbyterian Church of Poplar Bluff
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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