First Presbyterian Church ~ Carmi, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 05.452 W 088° 09.734
16S E 398083 N 4216534
Quick Description: Jon Spillman's brother (Benjamin) founded first Presbyterian Church in the state of Illinois, just west of here.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 10:24:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM94PH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
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Long Description:

County of Church: White County
Illinois State Historical Society
Phone: (618) 382-7682
Marker Text:

"FLOW GENTLY,
SWEET AFTON

The music for the song was composed by Jonathan Edwards Spillman in 1836. He entered the ministry in 1858 and became pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in 1881. This church had been organized by his brother Benjamin F. Spillman on November 25, 1827, and was the first church in Carmi.

Presbyterian Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Status: Active House of Worship

Address:
310 S. 1st St.,
Carmi, IL usa
62821


Date Built: 1866

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Architect: Not listed

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