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Trinity Episcopal Church - Demopolis, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 32° 31.178 W 087° 50.330
16S E 421216 N 3598345
Quick Description: Historical marker for Episcopal church in Demopolis, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/19/2009 5:58:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM7PTP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 9

Long Description:

Text of marker:

Trinity Episcopal Church

Established by Rev. Caleb S. Ives January 31, 1834.  The first church building, a fram structure built in 1857, was burned by Federal troops duirng their occupation of Demopolis.  The present church building was erected in 1870 and forms the nave.  The transepts were added in 1896 and the bell tower in 1910.  While camped in Demopolis, the Rt. Reverend Leonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana and Lieut. General of the Confederate Army, often worshipped at Trinity.

Marker Name: Trinity Episcopal Church

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Further information at http://trinitydemopolis.dioala.org/about/history.html


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1976

Marker Number: Not listed

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