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Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church

102 N. Second St., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 51.501444", -90° 3' 0.836676"
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The oldest public building in Memphis and the first Episcopal Church in Shelby County. Organized August 6, 1832 by the Reverend Thomas Wright. The church house started 1838 was consecrated May 12, 1844 by the Right Reverend James Hervey Otey, first Bishop of Tennessee, the Reverend Philip W. Alston, Rector. The Reverend Robert P. Atkinson, Rector, 1969.

Erected 1969 by Contributed by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc., 1969.
Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on April 27, 1982.
Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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