The First Presbyterian Church in Tucson

The First Presbyterian Church in Tucson (HMHJL)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 13.382', W 110° 58.465'

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On this site stood the first Presbyterian Church, and the second Protestant Church in Arizona. It was organized in 1874 for Presbyterian Missions in the Territories by the Reverend Sheldon Jackson and constructed by the Reverend J. A. Anderson, with financial support from the citizens of Tucson. The cornerstone of the Gothic style, adobe church was laid June 13, 1878 on land purchased from the City of Tucson within Courthouse Plaza. The building was sold to the Congregational Church in 1881. Construction of a new city hall in 1917 caused the church to be demolished. A new Presbyterian congregation, organized in 1902, erected the Trinity Presbyterian Church at Fourth Avenue and University Boulevard.

Spanish translation:
La Primera Iglesia Presbiterial de Tucs?n
En este sitio fue colocado la primera Iglesia Presbiterial y la segundo Igelsia Protestante en Arizona. Fue organizada en 1874 por Las Misiones Presbiteriales en los Territorios por el Rdo. Sheldon Jackson y construida por el Rdo. J.A. Anderson, con el apoyo de financia de los ciudadanos de Tucson. Se fijo la piedra angular de la iglesia estilo Gotico hecha de adobe el 13 de junio de 1878 dentro de la Plaza del Palacio de Justicia en terreno que fue comprado de la Ciudad de T?cson . El edificio se vendio a la Iglesia Congregacionalista en 1881. La construcci?n de un nueva ayuntamiento en 1917 caus? la derribarci?n de la iglesia. En 1902 se organiz? una congregaci?n nueva de Presbiterales y fabricaron la Iglesia Presbiterial de la Trinidad en la Avenida Cuarta y Bulevar Universidad.
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HM NumberHMHJL
Series This marker is part of the Arizona: The Presidio Trail series
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Placed ByTucson – Pima County Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502410 N 3565157
Decimal Degrees32.22303333, -110.97441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.382', W 110° 58.465'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 22.92" N, 110° 58' 27.90" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220 W Pennington St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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