Bethel Presbyterian Church (Alcorn, Mississippi)

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Bethel Presbyterian Church
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Bethel Presbyterian Church (Alcorn, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Bethel Presbyterian Church (Alcorn, Mississippi)
Bethel Presbyterian Church (Alcorn, Mississippi) is located in the United States
Bethel Presbyterian Church (Alcorn, Mississippi)
Nearest cityAlcorn, Mississippi
Coordinates31°54′21″N 91°7′44″W / 31.90583°N 91.12889°W / 31.90583; -91.12889Coordinates: 31°54′21″N 91°7′44″W / 31.90583°N 91.12889°W / 31.90583; -91.12889
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built1828
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #78001594 [1]
Added to NRHPNovember 28, 1978

Bethel Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church in Alcorn, Mississippi.

Location[edit]

The church is located in what is now known as Alcorn in Claiborne County, Mississippi. It is one mile North of the Antebellum Canemount Plantation and nearly three miles South of the former Windsor Plantation, now known as the Windsor Ruins.[2]

History[edit]

The congregation was established in 1826.[2] Its pastor was Jeremiah Chamberlain.[2] The current building was built in the 1840s.[2]

Heritage significance[edit]

It has been listed the National Register of Historic Places since 1978.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b c d Natchez Trace Travel