St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard

St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard (HM1DV9)

Location: Faunsdale, AL 36738 Marengo County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 26.184', W 87° 36.542'

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1844 - Dr. Thomas & Louisa Harrison gave acre of their Faunsdale Plantation for a log church designated Union Parish.
1852 - name changed to St. Michael's Parish.
1855 - slave artisans Peter Lee and Joe Glasgow built Gothic Revival-style church.
1888 - church disassembled and moved to town of Faunsdale.
1932 - destroyed by tornado; much of the interior wood salvaged for new brick church building.

Northern part of churchyard has graves of slave communicants.

Oldest marked grave - Dr. Harrison - 1858.
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HM NumberHM1DV9
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 442747 N 3588972
Decimal Degrees32.43640000, -87.60903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.184', W 87° 36.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 11.04" N, 87° 36' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 Co Hwy 54, Faunsdale AL 36738, US
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