Menu
Blessing of the Fire Engine

Blessing of the Fire Engine

The community gathered la...

4 Tips to deal with mold after a hurricane

4 Tips to deal with mold after a hu…

Residents returning home ...

Commissioners declare state of emergency in light of Hurricane Michael

Commissioners declare state of emer…

The Jackson County Commis...

Commissioners declare state of emergency in light of Hurricane Michael

Commissioners declare state of emer…

The Jackson County Commis...

Jackson County Education Foundation rewards teachers

Jackson County Education Foundation…

Jackson County Schools ar...

DANGER MAKES THE BEST STORIES

DANGER MAKES THE BEST STORIES

Newspapers serve as a kin...

Waste Management stands by abeyance on UIC

Waste Management stands by abeyance…

In response to numerous c...

Tips for building a shade arbor

Tips for building a shade arbor

Building a shade arbor on...

Five generations of Malone Tigers

Five generations of Malone Tigers

Charles Hagler has wished...

Prev Next

#23 First Presbyterian Church

  • Written by 
#23 First Presbyterian Church

Presbyterians began worshipping in Marianna in the early 1830's while Florida was still a territory. In 1835, the First Presbyterian church was organized by nine women and one man who was the first ruling elder.

The first church was a wooden structure built in 1840, one block north of the present church on the corner of Jefferson and Broad streets. The second sanctuary was constructed on the present site in 1889 and was dismantled to make way for the present gray brick structure in 1923. The educational building was added in 1950 and a remodeling and redecorating program was completed in 1979. The unique style of the building, with its beautiful stained glass and dark paneling, demands great historical interest.

The sanctuary also has a commander style, which lends itself to a very warm relationship between the speaker and the congregation.

Cited from Self-Guided Tour of the Marianna Area.  Presented by Main Street Marianna and Chipola Historical Trust Jackson County Florida

Write a comment...
awesome comments!
Last modified onWednesday, 01 January 2014 04:26
back to top