Historic Markers Across Alabama

Union Presbyterian Church

Marker ID: HCC 
Location: Located off Dale County Highway 15 at 3925 County Road 13, in the Arguta Community, nine miles southeast of Ariton, Alabama.
County: Dale
Coordinates: N 31° 34.089    W 085° 35.871
  31.56815    -85.59785
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMK275


Organized by John Warnock, East Alabama Presbytery, September 1843, its mother church being Pea River Presbyterian (Barbour County). Founders, who migrated from Scotland to Argura, North Carolina, and then to Union (Dale County), 1820-1840's, called the community Arguta. The Church was housed in log or frame buildings 1859, 1886, 1909 (burned 1910), 1910-1915. A Fellowship Hall was added in 1977.

Founders included George B. Keahey, Elijah Keahey, William Keahey, Neil Munn, Norman Cameron, John Keahey, James Keahey, Sr., Hugh McDonald, Archibald McEachern, Dougald McFadden, John Munn, Sr., Nancy Campbell, Margaret Keahey, Sarah Keahey (1), Sarah Keahey (2), Mary Keahey, Eliza Keahey, Martha Keahey, Margaret McDonald, Catherine McEachern, Mary McFadden, Eliza McGill, Mary Munn, Catherine Munn, Ann McFadden, Catherine McDonald. Early Pastors: Elon Martin, Duncan McCormick, Arthur Mooney, M. A. Patterson who served 15 years.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1978.


Marker Dedication or Erection Date:  January 1, 1978

End of Union Presbyterian Church