Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church (HMR1U)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.511', W 87° 34.148'

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Organized January 7, 1828

The second oldest Episcopal Church in Alabama. Construction begun 1829, completed 1830 at cost of $1700. Enlarged and remodeled in 1880 from original Greek Revival design to present Gothic lines. First pews sold to highest bidder; made free in 1849. Nicholas Hamner Cobbs, first Episcopal Bishop of Alabama, served as Rector 1846-1851. Church bell installed 1830 is still used. A Rectory built 1844 was located where Chapel now stands. Charter ceremonies for University of Alabama held in this church and Rev. Alva Woods installed as first President, University of Alabama, April 12, 1831.
HM NumberHMR1U
Year Placed1975
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 446958 N 3674547
Decimal Degrees33.20851667, -87.56913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.511', W 87° 34.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 30.66" N, 87° 34' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2422 6th St, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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