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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A young man greeted us inside and provided a detailed explanation of the historical significance behind the various architectural elements. A voluntary donation was suggested. Well worth it.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriends and I (from TN, AL, OK and TX) were in St. Augustine for a long weekend. We had wanted to see the inside of the church but the Saturday afternoon we got there they were planning for a wedding so we weren't allowed...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hope you are lucky enough to meet Doug, a congregant of this beautiful and historic church. It's not a long stop among the sites to see, but it is such a peaceful, well designed structure. We could ask any question about the church or St...More

Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church and helpful volunteers who know the history of the church. It's free and one learns some of the history of the Flager family. Well worth doing.

Thank PhilipN470
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another building by Henry Flagler. This is a magnificent church with charm from deep woods, brass lighting and gorgeous stained glass windows. Hop off of the Red Train and visit. This is a free stop but feel free to make a donation to the church.

Thank Bridget1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This particular church continues the story of Henry Flagler and his vision for St Augustine...the second wave of history of the city. The docent was well informed and very amiable. This is a key part of understanding modern St Augustine.

Thank patjohn5555
Reviewed 14 December 2017

It is exciting to just come upon this lovely building while walking around. A marvel of construction that is well worth a look

Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Beautiful church. Will not be disappointed by the style. Certainly an interesting little stop, and worth it. I would recommend and would return.

1  Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We hopped off the train after Benji gave us details on this church. It was a very delightful stop. The church is beautiful and the history is fascinating. Henry Flager had the church built in memory of his daughter after she gave birth to first...More

1  Thank sharonhl123
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is truly a beautiful church, with a peaceful ambience. Really enjoyed the various stained windows chandeliers, especially in the central cupola. The church volunteers have a wealth of knowledge that they are more than willing to share. It also has a delightful garden, which...More

Thank PAfromOttawa
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mbrandy0827
10 January 2017|
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Response from Paula L | Property representative |
Worship services at 8:30 and 11AM. Closed on Sunday to visitors.
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mbrandy0827
8 January 2017|
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Yes we do have a wedding on Jan. 21st. The Sanctuary will be closed to visitors.
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