First Presbyterian Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 03.344 W 121° 18.578
10T E 635397 N 4879452
The First Presbyterian Church on Franklin Avenue.
Waymark Code: WM946
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/17/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 11

Located on the southeast corner of the Franklin and Harriman intersection

Marker Name: First Presbyterian Church - First organized denomination in Bend
Marker Text: Built with the help of stout hearted pioneers, who donated land, material, labor, and money. Completed at a cost of $7,000. Organized June 1903 by Reverend W.H. Hall. Reverend I.I. Gorby was in charge of the ceremony. Wallace Sellers honored for leadership in Building Drive. Property, stone, and big stained glass window furnished by The Bend Company. Stone work by Torkle Swanson. Carpenter work by K.D. McIntosh. Cornerstone laid September 22, 1912.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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