First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church (HMVHU)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66048 Leavenworth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 18.818', W 94° 54.781'

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Rev. B. M. Hobson of Lexington, Mo. a Presbyterian preached in a grove of elms near 3rd & Miami in the summer of 1855. On 1 Jan. 1856 Rev. C. D. Martin of Philadelphia organized the First Presbyterian Church with nine members. The group reorganized in May 1857 and built the first church in July 1857. Except for the Indian Missions, this was the first of the denomination in Kansas.

A larger church was built in 1871 on Delaware between 6th & 7th St. By 1885 all Presbyterian bodies in the city, Cumberland, United and Westminster, had merged with the First Presbyterian.

The present ediface was completed and dedicated on 3 Jan. 1909.
Year Placed1986
Placed ByFirst Presbyterian Church & Leavenworth County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 2:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 335076 N 4353326
Decimal Degrees39.31363333, -94.91301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.818', W 94° 54.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 49.08" N, 94° 54' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-646 S 4th St, Leavenworth KS 66048, US
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