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Memorial Presbyterian Church

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Address: 36 Sevilla St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3535
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Located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, Memorial Presbyterian Church is...

Located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, Memorial Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). We are not just any church. We are Florida's first Presbyterian congregation, established in 1824. CNN has named us one of the eight religious wonders in the United States. The present sanctuary was given by Henry Morrison Flagler and dedicated in 1890 as a memorial to his daughter Jenny Louise Benedict who died from complications from childbirth. Mr. Flagler, his first wife, Mary, daughter Jenny Louise and granddaughter, Marjorie, are entombed in the Flagler family mausoleum at Memorial. The church is open for visitors Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a tour of the church by one of our trained docents during the week and then return on Sunday to join us in worship. Our visitors come from across the state, the nation, and the world.

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A Beautiful church built by Henry Flagler.

Built as the final resting place for himself, wife, daughter and grand daughter. Was gifted to the Presbyterian church and was built in just over 1 year. Good historical guided... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Built as the final resting place for himself, wife, daughter and grand daughter. Was gifted to the Presbyterian church and was built in just over 1 year. Good historical guided tour by local parishioner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great docent that gave in quick fashion all the details we needed to know which included us asking several questions. The church is beautiful and full of history significant to St. Augustine. It was free but they do have a donation bucket out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time to visit Memorial Presbyterian Church, it is none other church I have been anywhere.

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Abingdon, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful church full of history, make sure they are open as it's staffed by volunteers and not open to the public often

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought I was in Saint Mark's in Rome. Docents are very knowledgeable. Make sure you linger in front of each window and gaze at the pew lamps.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop along our trolley tour. Initially, we weren't too sure about going in, but the building is just exquisite that we couldn't help ourselves. I'm so glad we stopped and went in; the docent explained all about the church's history, the connection to the Flagler family, and how the church came to be. The inside of the... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last May was the first time I saw the inside of the church. The guided tour was excellent, Be sure to see Henry Morton Flagler's tomb, which is part of the tour.

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New Port Richey, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

closed the two times we went by middle of the week, mid day. beautiful on the outside!! have toured it before...keep an eye out for when it's open for tours.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Henry Flagler had this beautiful church built in 362 days. It has a mausoleum with a wife and child. The organ music is fantastic. Please visit, no admission but donations are appreciated.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

today was a church day and we peeked in and saw the windows and heard some music - it is an older church and not a lot of architecture that wowed us. but it is beautiful.

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