Capital's oldest public building is a church

Citation
Capital's oldest public building is a church

Material Information

Title:
Capital's oldest public building is a church
Series Title:
Hampton Dunn collection
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Presbyterian church buildings -- Florida -- Tallahassee ( lcsh )
Description and travel -- Tallahassee (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes First Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 7, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.
Original Version:
Hampton Dunn collection Box 333 Folder 20
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
002220661 ( ALEPH )
646190532 ( OCLC )
D33-0028 ( USFLDC DOI )
d33.28 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Book

Downloads

This item has the following downloads:


Full Text
xml version 1.0 encoding UTF-8 standalone no
record xmlns http:www.loc.govMARC21slim xmlns:xsi http:www.w3.org2001XMLSchema-instance xsi:schemaLocation http:www.loc.govstandardsmarcxmlschemaMARC21slim.xsd
leader nam 2200325Ia 4500
controlfield tag 001 002220661
005 20100707135917.0
006 m d
007 cr bn|||||||||
008 100707s196u flua s 000 0 eng d
datafield ind1 8 ind2 024
subfield code a D33-0028
040
FHM
c FHM
043
n-us-fl
035
(OCoLC)646190532
049
FHmm
090
F306 (ONLINE)
1 100
Dunn, Hampton.
0 245
Capital's oldest public building is a church
h [electronic resource] /
by Hampton Dunn.
260
196-?
300
1 online resource (2 p.) :
b ill.
500
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 7, 2010).
At head of title: Photouring Florida.
520
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes First Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee.
2 610
First Presbyterian Church (Tallahassee, Fla.)
x History.
650
Presbyterian church buildings
z Florida
Tallahassee.
651
Tallahassee (Fla.)
Description and travel.
773
t Hampton Dunn Photouring Florida collection.
w (OCoLC)645457977
4 856
u http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?d33.28



PAGE 1

c17 CAPITAL S OLDEST PUBLIC BUILDING IS A CHURCH By HAMPTON DUNN TALLAHASSEE The old est public building in the gov ernment oriented capital city is a church. It is the strikingly beautiful First Presbyterian Church at the N.W. corner of N. Adams St. and W. Park Ave. Of late Georgian Colonial design, it was built in 1832 and has served the community since. It is the oldest church in the city and is one of the f irst of its denomination in Florida. The first chaplain of the Terri torial L egis lative Council was a Presbyterian minister. Rev. Henry White who held serv ices in the partially constructed wing of the Capitol building. The c hurch was later organ ized and a fund raising drive was started by selling mahog any pews at b ids no lower than $12 5. To tal sales were $1 2, 500. The timber was of heart pine and the pillars supporting the galleries were hand hewn and still show the adze marks. In cidentally, the galleries were reserved for slaves, w ho were admitted to membership. The roof woodwork was mortised and pinned, no nails being used in the original building. The steeple houses the original bell which was an extra in a set of chimes bought for a church in Baltimore. During the Civil War it was offered to the Con federacy to b e melted down to make cannon, but the offer was declined. The silver plate was a gift of the congregation more than 100 years ago. Dur ing the early days the church was used as a refuge for wom en and children w he n the men went out to guard the town against Indian uprisings. Author Ethel K. Lockwood w rote: "Never have I been so struck with the chaste beauty of a church as I w as with the Presbyterian Church at Talla hassee.

PAGE 2

c17


printinsert_linkshareget_appmore_horiz

Download Options

close
Choose Size
Choose file type
Cite this item close

APA

Cras ut cursus ante, a fringilla nunc. Mauris lorem nunc, cursus sit amet enim ac, vehicula vestibulum mi. Mauris viverra nisl vel enim faucibus porta. Praesent sit amet ornare diam, non finibus nulla.

MLA

Cras efficitur magna et sapien varius, luctus ullamcorper dolor convallis. Orci varius natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Fusce sit amet justo ut erat laoreet congue sed a ante.

CHICAGO

Phasellus ornare in augue eu imperdiet. Donec malesuada sapien ante, at vehicula orci tempor molestie. Proin vitae urna elit. Pellentesque vitae nisi et diam euismod malesuada aliquet non erat.

WIKIPEDIA

Nunc fringilla dolor ut dictum placerat. Proin ac neque rutrum, consectetur ligula id, laoreet ligula. Nulla lorem massa, consectetur vitae consequat in, lobortis at dolor. Nunc sed leo odio.