Historic Markers Across Alabama

First Presbyterian Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 307 Gates Ave. at Lincoln St., Huntsville, AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 43.825    W 086° 34.91
  34.73041666    -86.58183333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


First Presbyterian Church
Huntsville, Alabama

Organized June 15, 1818 by the Rev. Gideon Blackburn, D.D.

One of the state’s oldest Presbyterian churches.

This site was selected for the first church building, dedicated on Oct. 13, 1822. The second and present, sanctuary was dedicated on May 18, 1860.

Names of all ministers who have served this church are recorded on plaques in the sanctuary.

This marker erected on 150th anniversary of organization.

Erected in 1968 by Alabama Historical Association.
Marker Number 168.

End of First Presbyterian Church