Organized January 7, 1828The second oldest Episcopal Church in Alabama. Construction begun 1829, completed 1830 at cost of $1700. Enlarged and remodeled in 1880 from original Greek Revival design to present Gothic lines. First pews sold to highest bidder; made free in 1849. Nicholas Hamner Cobbs, first Episcopal Bishop of Alabama, served as Rector 1846-1851. Church bell installed 1830 is still used. A Rectory built 1844 was located where Chapel now stands. Charter ceremonies for University of Alabama held in this church and Rev. Alva Woods installed as first President, University of Alabama, April 12, 1831.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 446958 N 3674547|
|Decimal Degrees||33.20851667, -87.56913333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 12.511', W 87° 34.148'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 12' 30.66" N, 87° 34' 8.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2422 6th St, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US|
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