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York in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

York Historic District

 
 
First Presbyterian Church<br>National Register Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
1. First Presbyterian Church
National Register Medallion
Inscription.
National Register
South Carolina
Department of Archives
and History
York Historic District
First Presbyterian Church
of Historic Places

 
Erected 1979.
 
Location. 34° 59.667′ N, 81° 14.55′ W. Marker is in York, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of West Liberty Street (State Highway 161) and South Congress Street (State Highway 49) on West Liberty Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 West Liberty Street, York SC 29745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic York (within shouting distance of this marker); York County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bratton House Site / Jefferson Davis's Flight (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity M. E. Church, South (about 700 feet away); Town of Yorkville / Town of York (about 700 feet away); Barnett Brothers Circus, 1929 ~ 1945 / Bennett Brothers Circus, 1929 ~ 1938 (approx. 0.2 miles away); David E. Finley Birthplace
First Presbyterian Church<br>American Presbyterian and<br>Reformed Historical Site image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
2. First Presbyterian Church
American Presbyterian and
Reformed Historical Site
No. 274
Registered by
the
Presbyterian Historical
Society
Philadelphia, PA
(approx. 0.4 miles away); York County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); King's Mountain Military Academy Site / Micah Jenkins (approx. 0.7 miles away); King's Mountain Battleground (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Presbyterian Church of York. (Submitted on May 3, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. York Historic District. The York Historic District consists of approximately 180 contributing properties located in the significant downtown commercial and residential areas of the town of York. (Submitted on May 3, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The American Presbyterian/Reformed Historical Sites Registry. To honor and celebrate places of special significance in the Presbyterian/Reformed tradition in America, the Presbyterian Historical Society established the American Presbyterian/Reformed Historical Sites Registry. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. First Presbyterian Church of York - York Historic District National Register Nomination
First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone<br>Erected 1859 - 1862 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
3. First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone
Erected 1859 - 1862
Form (1979)

Built between 1859 and 1861 by C. Walker, a Charleston architect, the First Presbyterian Church of York is an example of the Gothic Revival Style. Constructed of granite; features three-story steeple with spire. Chapel area is one-story high with gable roof. Three semi-circular entrances to the chapel. The chapel features several Gothic windows, corbelling under the cornice, six buttresses and several spires. Arcaded open porch connects chapel with administration building of similar design.
    — Submitted May 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Presbyterian Church<br>Main Entrance<br>Flanked by Markers image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
4. First Presbyterian Church
Main Entrance
Flanked by Markers
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
5. First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church<br>Main Spire image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
6. First Presbyterian Church
Main Spire
First Presbyterian Church<br>North Wing image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
7. First Presbyterian Church
North Wing
First Presbyterian Church Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 6, 2011
8. First Presbyterian Church Chapel
 
 
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