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First Congregational Church

246 S. Watkins, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 7.299672", -90° 0' 50.616504"
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Founded 1862, organized 1864 with 25 members, this was the earliest Congregational Church in Memphis and State of Tennessee; known first as Union Church, next as Strangers Church, at two downtown locations. This classical modified Ionic building, designed 1909 by Walk C. Jones I (1874-1964), dedicated in 1910, entered the National Register of Historic Places on 21 Jul 1980.
First Congregational Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on July 21, 1980.
Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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