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St. John's Episcopal Church

Address: 113 Madison Ave., Montgomery, AL
Phone Number: 334-262-1937
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Ranked #27 of 32 Attractions in Montgomery
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: The church where Jefferson Davis worshipped during the Civil War.
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: The church where Jefferson Davis worshipped during the Civil War.

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Montevallo, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I just ducked in for a quick peek of this church as i was walking from the river walk area to the capitol building. The church is beautiful with lots of stained glass. Definitely worth a look if you are in the Montgomery area.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Famous for its age (nearly 200 years old) and the fact that Jefferson Davis and family were members in 1861, St. John's is a Montgomery landmark. Worth coming to hear the pipe organ on Sunday, too!

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Birmingham -Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This church was built in the 1830's, and it was the church home of the President of the Confederacy when Montgomery was the first capital of the Confederacy. The signal from President Jefferson Davis to start the Civil War was transmitted several blocks away from this church. This church still has a thriving congregation, numbering several hundred. My church had... More 

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