Grace Episcopal Church - Canton, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member richardmagee
N 32° 36.750 W 090° 02.017
15S E 778365 N 3612215
Quick Description: Mississippi Historical Commission - Grace Church
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2012 10:58:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMEDE6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
Views: 5

Long Description:
Grace Church
(Episcopal)
Earliest services held, 1840, by “Fighting” Bishop Leonidas Polk. Parish organized, 1848, with Edward Fontaine as rector. Building dating from 1853, is Canton’s oldest church structure.

One of Canton's oldest buildings and part of the Canton Historic District. Found just off the east side of the Square. This church is still an active parish of the MS Diocese.
Date Installed:: 1962/4/1

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Historical Commission

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