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Government Street Presbyterian Church

Mobile, Alabama
County of Mobile.
300 Government Street
National Register Number: 92001885
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: AL-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Church.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 5, 1992):
Completed in 1836, Government Street Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest and least-altered Greek Revival style houses of worship remaining in the United States. The building also illustrates one of the earliest estant religious usages in America of the distyle-in-antis Grecian portico, a feature eventually adopted for countless houses of worship throughout the country. The architects of this church, James Gallier and his partners James and Charles Dakin, were direct products of the American Greek Revival school, as well as being its chief purveyors to the Gulf states of the Old South.

Condition:
The landmark is in excellent condition.

No changes, the ongoing stewardship is good.


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