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Franklin in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
1. St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Services since 1830. Firmly organized in 1846 under leadership of Rev. Saml. Geo. Litton. Admitted into union with Diocese of LA. 1847. Rectory built 1855, the first rectory in the Diocese. Original church consecrated 1856 by Rt. Rev. Leonidas Polk, "The Fighting Bishop of LA." Destroyed by fire 1870. Present church completed 1872 largely through efforts of Alfred Gates and Homer Smith. Bell from Civil War gunboat "Diana," sunken at foot of Willow Street.
 
Erected 1975 by Louisiana Society Daughters of Colonial Wars.
 
Location. 29° 47.623′ N, 91° 30.136′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on 1st. Street south of Adams Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 First St., Franklin LA 70538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. German Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Austin O'Niell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jared Young Sanders (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gunboat Diana (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle Of Irish Bend
St. Mary's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
2. St. Mary's Episcopal Church
(approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary Parish Courthouse War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
St. Mary's Episcopal Church NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
3. St. Mary's Episcopal Church NRHP Marker
 
 
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