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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 yesterday

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 2 days ago

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

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank sharonhl123
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking through this church and sitting in the church yard. It is well worth taking to time to visit.

Thank forjre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to see this church as we had been to St Mark's in Venice. We do visit churches in almost every city we visit - and love when we can combine it with their Sunday Service. This always makes the church come alive! The...More

Thank Debbie0791
Paula L, Front Office Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Debbie0791... Thank you for you review of Memorial Presbyterian Church. We are delighted to hear that you attended a Sunday service. You are correct - it makes the church come alive! Most people think we are a museum; when in fact, we are a...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Great grounds and I love going to different Church's. Very lovely area and statues. Go visit the churchs in this town

Thank stardancy
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This church was exquisite! If you love church crawls (and we do) the place does not disappoint! St Augustine's churches open each day to tourists and this one came recommended. The Tiffany glass was rich and deep and done as only Tiffany can! Take a...More

Thank Lisa T
Paula L, Front Office Manager at Memorial Presbyterian Church, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Lisa, Thank you so much for your review on TripAdvisor. We are excited you enjoyed your visit of our historic Sanctuary. The beautiful stained glass windows in our Sanctuary are indeed "Tiffany" style but they are not Tiffany stain glass. Memorial Presbyterian Church has...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is one of my favorite St Augustine attractions. The pews and much of the interion, including the looring is from the 1890's. It is a beautiful and there was a lady who volunteered there, who told us some interesting stories about the Church. It...More

Thank burninfilm
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The church is beautiful. A docent is provided to explain the history of the church and its significance today. Photos are allowed.

Thank 12120Carole
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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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Response from Paula L | Property representative |
Yes we do have a wedding on Jan. 21st. The Sanctuary will be closed to visitors.
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