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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church

 
 
Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2005
1. Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized May 27, 1827, after twelve years of missionary work by the Presbytery of Mississippi, John Dorrance first minister. Sanctuary dedicated in 1829. Rebuilt in 1854 on the same site and used until 1926 when new building was erected on the northeast corner of North Boulevard and Seventh Street.
 
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
 
Location. 30° 26.956′ N, 91° 11.213′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Florida Street (Business U.S. 61/190) and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Florida Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan House Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. James Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Original Site of the First Methodist Church of Baton Rouge (about 500 feet away); Congregation B'Nai Israel (about 500 feet away); Third Street (about 600 feet away); Fort Sumter Saloon (about 600 feet away); Old Post Office (about 700 feet away); Gras-Devall Plaza (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2005
2. Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2015. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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