First Presbyterian Church of Prattville, Alabama

First Presbyterian Church of Prattville, Alabama (HM1CCM)

Location: Prattville, AL 36067 Autauga County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 27.671', W 86° 28.337'

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Organized 1846 by Pastor Wm. H. Mitchell, this congregation succeeded Millenium Hope Presbyterian, 2 mi. E. of town. Pastor Jas. K. Hazen (1861-77) married Mary Ticknor, niece of town founder, Daniel Pratt. They led in establishing orphanage, now Presbyterian Home for Children, Talladega. In 1867-68 Poet Sidney Lanier, principal of Prattville Male and Female Academy, was church organist. Original Greek Revival church on Bridge St. was relocated and now houses First Missionary Baptist. The 1895 Victorian church on this site burned Jan. 1941. First worrhip services in the present modified Gothic building were held in Oct. of that year.

A founding congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, 1973.
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Congregation. A Sesquicentennial Project
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 549594 N 3591678
Decimal Degrees32.46118333, -86.47228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.671', W 86° 28.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 40.26" N, 86° 28' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-136 E 3rd St, Prattville AL 36067, US
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