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Jacksonville’s 4th Annual Downtown Historic Church Tour

Tour a century of sanctuaries in one afternoon at ten Downtown historic churches. Guides at each church will highlight the architectural and historical significance of the building. The tour begins and ends at the Main Library and visitors may walk or use the complimentary trolley service provided along the tour route.

Saturday, December 4, 2010 – one day only

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Church tours and trolleys)

 Tour tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at downtownjacksonville.org. Children 12 and under are admitted at no charge. Tickets will also be sold at the Main Library the day of the event (cash only). Twenty percent of all ticket sales will benefit the Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition.

2010 Downtown Historic Church Tour includes:

•             Bethel Baptist Institutional Church

•             Faith United Church of the Living God, Inc. Greater Hill Temple

•             First Baptist Church

•             First Presbyterian Church

•             First United Methodist Church

•             Historic Mt. Zion AME Church

•             Historic Snyder Memorial

•             Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

•             St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral

•             St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

Please note this is an annual Downtown tradition. There is much to see on the tour and it is not designed for visitors to be able to see everything in one day. We recommend visitors select several highlights of interest to see and plan to come back next year. Event maps will be posted online at downtownjacksonville.org next week.

PARKING:

Metered street parking is free on weekends.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

The general public can visit downtownjacksonville.org or call 904-451-3344.

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