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Grace Episcopal Church - Clayton, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 52.629 W 085° 26.985
16R E 646632 N 3527866
Quick Description: Grace Episcopal Church had its origins in a mission station established by the Rev. J. L. Gay in 1844.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2012 8:25:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMFKVE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Grace Episcopal Church historical marker is a standard Historic Chattahoochee Commission metal marker. It is located in fornt of the church on South Midway Street. The marker was placed by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Friends of Grace Episcopal Church.
Marker Name: Grace Episcopal Church

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: This church had its origins in a mission station established by the Rev. J. L. Gay in 1844. On May 10, 1872 the mission was formally accepted in the Diocese of Alabama as Grace Church. Construction of a church building began in 1875 on a lot owned by General Henry Delamar Clayton and his wife Victoria. The Gothic Revival style building was completed on February 26, 1876 at which time the lot was deeded by the Claytons to the Protestant Episcopal Church of the State of Alabama. Bishop Richard J. Wilmer formally consecrated the church on November 14, 1876. The mission and church have been served by the Revs. Thomas J. Bland, DeBerniere Waddell, E. W. Spalding, as well as others.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1995

Marker Number: None

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