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The Independent Presbyterian Church
Description2 pages
City, StateSavannah, GA
DenominationPresbyterian Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesThe Independent Presbyterian Church belongs to the Christopher Wren School and is suggestive of St.-Martins-in-the-Field of London. It was founded in 1755 as a branch of the Church of Scotland. The present building is a reproduction of the one erected in 1819 which was destroyed by fire in 1889. Lowell Mason, while organist here, composed the famous hymn: "From Greenland's Icy Mountains." Woodrow Wilson was married in 1885 to Ellen Axson, granddaughter of the Pastor, the marriage taking place in the manse.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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