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Church Of The Most Holy Trinity

Established in 1810

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Church Of The Most Holy Trinity Marker
Inscription. The current sanctuary was constructed from 1857-63 and is one of the oldest Catholic Church buildings in Georgia. It was designed by J.R. Niernsee, architect of the State House in Columbia, South Carolina. The original 1814 structure served as the Sisters of Mercy hospital and orphanage during the Yellow Fever epidemics of 1839 and 1854. It was again used as their hospital during the Civil War. Father Abram Ryan (1838-1886), " poet-priest of the Confederacy," edited The Banner of the South, a Catholic weekly, while serving as pastor of the church during the Civil War.
 
Erected 2006 by The Georgia Historical Society and the Parish of the Church of the Most Holy Trinity.Georgia Historical Society. (Marker Number 121-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 28.312′ N, 81° 57.994′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Telfair Street just east of 8th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 720 Telfair Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Early Augusta Churches (about
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By Mike Stroud, July 2008
2. Church Of The Most Holy Trinity Marker
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Bartram Visited Augusta, 1773. (about 500 feet away); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church Convention (about 600 feet away); The First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 600 feet away); Samuel Hammond (about 700 feet away); Georgia R.R. & Banking Co. (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,104 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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