Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The First Presbyterian Church
The origin of this church is 1750 when St. Paul's Church was established under the jurisdiction of the Church of England. In 1804 Christ Church was incorporated at St. Pauls's as a Presbyterian congregation. Subsequently, the name was changed to the First Presbyterian Church.
Lord's Day Services
Erected by First Presbyterian Church.
Location. 33° 28.264′ N, 81° 57.855′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Telfair Street. Touch for map. Between 6th & 7th Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 646 Telfair Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The First Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medical College Building (about 300 feet away); Eve (about 400 feet away); Old Medical College Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 400 feet away); Emily Tubman Monument (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding The First Presbyterian Church. National Register of Historic Places:
• First Presbyterian Church of Augusta ** (added 1997 - Building - #97000100)
• Also known as Christ Church
• Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills, Robert
• Architectural Style: Romanesque
• Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Religion
• Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Religion
• Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
• Current Function: Religion
Also see . . .
1. First Presbyterian Church of Augusta Boyhood Church of a President. not far from the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, the congregation still meets in its original sanctuary. (Submitted on January 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. New Georgia Encyclopedia, Camp Hancock. World War I in Georgia: Georgia played a significant role during America's participation in World War I (1917-18). The state was home to more training camps than any other state and by the war's end had contributed more than 100,000 men and women to the war effort. Georgia also suffered from the effects of the influenza epidemic, a tragic maritime disaster, local political fights, and wartime homefront restrictions. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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