Location Information
(for the First Presbyterian Church II)
Name:First Presbyterian Church (II)
Address:117 Pearl Street, South
City/County:Natchez, Adams County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1829
Architectural Styles(s):Federal, Greek Revival
No. of Stories:1
Remodeling Date:1851
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:22 Dec 1978
NR District Name:Natchez-On-Top-of-the-Hill
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:403
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Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Natchez Historic District
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The most outstanding example of an early 19th-century Federal Style church building in Mississippi. Completed in 1829 and dedicated on New Year's Day, 1830, the building underwent a major sanctuary enlargement in 1851, and an educational wing was added in 1901; the basic integrity of the structure, however, remains unaffected. Originally, the building was red brick with buff-colored stuccoed pilasters. In 1836, the entire exterior was stuccoed in the Greek Revival mode.

This building was individually listed on the National Register on 22 December 1978, and it was later listed as element #403 in the Natchez-on-Top-of-the-Hill Historic District, which was placed on the National Register on 17 September 1979.

This church is included in "Historic Churches of the South" (1952) (pp. 85-87), "Look to the Rock" (1961), "Shrines to Tomorrow" (1971), the "Natchez Walking Guide" (1985) (#46, pp. 34-35), "Historic Churches of Mississippi" (2007) (pp. 100-101), and "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p.36, ND31).