First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church (HM169F)

Location: Alameda, CA 94501 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 46.186', W 122° 15.097'

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Organization of the First Presbyterian Church of Alameda began in 1864. By 1865, the church had 12 charter members. Traveling ministers delivered Sunday sermons until 1867 when Reverend Nash was installed as the first pastor.
The first sanctuary was erected at what is currently known as Central and Versailles Avenues. The sanctuary was dedicated on March 8, 1869. The final service held there was in late August 1903.
The first sanctuary building was dismantled, and the wood was used as the framing for the new sanctuary located here. Congregation members Henry H. Myers designed the new sanctuary building which was built in the winter of 1903-1904 under the direction of A.J. Bugner. The sanctuary for this church was dedicated Easter Sunday, April 3, 1904.
HM NumberHM169F
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed2004
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Halcyon-Alamedea Parlor No. 47
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565911 N 4180534
Decimal Degrees37.76976667, -122.25161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.186', W 122° 15.097'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 11.16" N, 122° 15' 5.82" W
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Area Code(s)510, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2001 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda CA 94501, US
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