Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church

Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church (HMR14)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 12.042', W 87° 34.946'

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Oldest existing Black Presbyterian Church in Alabama. Organized by Dr. Charles A. Stillman as Salem Church in December, 1880. First church building erected 9th Street and 30th Avenue in 1882. First pastors were Reverend B. M. Wilkinson (1889-90) and Reverend I. C. H. Champney (1894-98). In 1915 relocated at 11th Street and 25th Avenue. In 1931 moved to present site. Name changed to Brown Memorial (1932) honoring Dr. R. A. Brown, Superintendent of Home Mission Work, PCUS. Present sanctuary built 1959 under leadership of Reverend Charles H. Williams. Earlier structure converted to Educational Building 1961.
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HM NumberHMR14
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 445714 N 3673688
Decimal Degrees33.20070000, -87.58243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.042', W 87° 34.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 2.52" N, 87° 34' 56.76" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3557-3575 AL-7, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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