First Christian Church

A Mississippi History Marker in Columbus, MS


Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn


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First Christian Church

Founded, 1839, through efforts of Talbert Fanning and David Lipscomb. Present structure, erected 1849-50, housed refugee State Senate in Civil War. Here Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Agreement was signed in 1958.

The building referred to on the marker was torn down in 1968 and the church built a new building at 811 North McCrary Road

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2012: Added by Jeff Lovorn


  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com