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First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson

Corner of Walnut Street and Church Street, Port Gibson, MS 39150
+1 601-437-5887
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Historic, well preserved church

We were excited to find the First Presbyterian Church while driving through. Very well cared for... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
shirley202
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Rather than a cross on the steeple, a finger of a golden hand points to heaven

A short side trip from the Natchez Trace Parkway leads to Port Gibson and the unique steeple of the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Robert W
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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17 May 2018
“Historic, well preserved church”
16 Sep 2017
“Rather than a cross on the steeple, a finger of a golden hand points to heaven”
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Corner of Walnut Street and Church Street, Port Gibson, MS 39150
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We were excited to find the First Presbyterian Church while driving through. Very well cared for. The hand was unusual. Loved to explore for a while longer....

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A short side trip from the Natchez Trace Parkway leads to Port Gibson and the unique steeple of the First Presbyterian Church.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The church with Golden hand is amazing and beautiful church.. There are historic houses with history post next to the church that you can walk on sidewalk! The street has amazing oak trees hanging down the road! I would recommend you to go see it.....More

2  Thank lsutiger54
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing piece of architectural ruins - what a shame it burned in 1890, a good side trip off the Natchez Trace

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I believe Rowan and Martin TV show added notoriety to this church. Plenty of parking designated for motorcycles. This was probably intended to point the way towards heaven?!

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson, Mississippi, is one of the most recognizable and historic churches in Mississippi. Known for its unique steeple, adorned not with a cross but with a golden hand pointing toward heaven, the church is among several houses of worship...More

3  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We enjoyed touring the Presbyterian church. I had always wanted to go inside and it was so pretty, especially the windows. I was surprised that it was open to the public.

1  Thank alicerebeccab
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