Trinity Parish Church

Trinity Parish Church (HMVJL)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 53.529', W 81° 18.738'

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The Church of England was established in Florida during the British occupation (1763-1783). The Reverend John Forbes held services first in the Spanish Bishop's House then on this site. Later, the ancient Spanish church a short distance south on St. George street was renovated and re-named St. Peters. There Anglican worship continued until the Spanish returned to Florida in 1784.

Shortly after Florida became a United States Territory in 1821, the Reverend Andrew Fowler of Charleston, South Carolina, founded the Protestant Episcopal Church in St. Augustine and held first services in the Government House.

The cornerstone of the original church, which forms the north transept of this building, was laid June 23, 1825. The church was enlarged to its present form in 1902.
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HM NumberHMVJL
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Year Placed1965
Placed BySt. Johns County Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469846 N 3306875
Decimal Degrees29.89215000, -81.31230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.529', W 81° 18.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 31.74" N, 81° 18' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33 King St, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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