St. Marks Episcopal Church

St. Marks Episcopal Church (HMYJ6)

Location: Jackson, MS 39203 Hinds County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 17.997', W 90° 12.014'

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This church, organized in 1883, began as a Sunday School mission to blacks under the episcopate of Bishop Hugh M Thompson. The first instructor was a Mr. Williams, an African American. The Rev. Richard T Middleton became the first priest in 1904. This building was constructed in 1927 under the leadership of the Rev. James T Jeffery. It housed a day school and the Fannie Johnson Memorial Clinic for the needy, regardless of race or creed. Parish status was attained in 1983, under the Rt. Rev. Duncan M Gray, Jr., Bishop
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HM NumberHMYJ6
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 2:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 763633 N 3577127
Decimal Degrees32.29995000, -90.20023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 17.997', W 90° 12.014'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 17' 59.82" N, 90° 12' 0.84" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 917 W Pearl St, Jackson MS 39203, US
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