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Memorial Presbyterian Church

36 Sevilla St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3535
+1 904-829-6451
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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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36 Sevilla St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3535
+1 904-829-6451
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved visiting this church during Sunday morning worship. The building and worship experience were beautiful and members were warm and friendly.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful church. Such great history. All of my group loved seeing the outside and inside of this church. The windows and inside of the church where absolutely amazing. I would highly recommend visiting and touring the church. Self guided tour so...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

this church has some great history behind it and the flagler family and is a must see the art work and wood work is amazing one of the must see in town

Thank seminoles824
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to take guests to tour this beautiful church. Our first tour here was wonderful but after visiting several times we see something new each time! You can take your time as this is self guided but there are volunteers working to answer questions....More

Thank Ellyanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful church! The docents are welcoming, very friendly, and knowledgeable. The church is so full of history and architectural beauty! It's a must do!

Thank MamaCub
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fantastic church with wonderful display of the origin and history. Being Presbyterian, we were especially interested in examining the artifacts and learning about its inception.. They did not disappoint. The docent there was very friendly and helpful and the original pictures were so interesting.

Thank Kk10s
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We really wanted to see this church, but it was closed the first day we tried to go there. So we rearranged our schedule to go back the next day. Are we glad we did. Built by Henry Flagler as a memorial to his daughter,...More

Thank bsktdee
Reviewed June 6, 2017

The architecture is breathtaking. As a photographer you will find many things to take photos of. The docent is very helpful. It is an amazing place to sit down and take in the beauty of this church. Definitely a must see place

Thank Lovethemountains1
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I didn't expect much from this church but it is surprisingly attractive inside. Based on one of the parts of the Duomo in Venice it is unlike any other church I've been in in the USA that was not Greek Orthodox. The stained glass is...More

Thank IBMer
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Much history is explained during this visit. How this building with all its beauty, exquisite detailing and windows could be built in the allotted time. A great place to spend 30 minutes.

Thank 826albertj
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January 9, 2017|
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Response from Paula O | Property representative |
Worship services at 8:30 and 11AM. Closed on Sunday to visitors.
January 7, 2017|
Response from Paula O | Property representative |
Yes we do have a wedding on Jan. 21st. The Sanctuary will be closed to visitors.