St. John's Church

St. John's Church (HMPEP)

Location: Forkland, AL 36740 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 39.056', W 87° 52.893'

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Organized "in the Prairie" south of Greensboroin 1834 by the Rev. Caleb Ives, pioneermissionary to the old Southwest.

Admitted to parish status in 1838 by theRt. Rev. Jackson Kemper, Provisional Bishopof Alabama. First Rectorwas the Rev. John Avery, D.D.

Present building designed by Mr. Richard Upjohn,renowned American architect and founderof the American Institute of Architects.Erected in 1859 and moved across theWarrior River to its present location in 1878.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 417325 N 3612933
Decimal Degrees32.65093333, -87.88155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 39.056', W 87° 52.893'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 39' 3.36" N, 87° 52' 53.58" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Co Rd 4, Forkland AL 36740, US
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