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First Protestant Prayer Marker, Fort George Island, Jacksonville, Fl.

This marker was erected by the Jacksonville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, on March 11, 1938.

The text on the marker reads as :

" Jean Ribaut and a party of Huguenots landed the morning of May 1, 1562 on this island. Here they knelt in prayer, beseeching God's guidance and commending the natives to his care. This was the first Protestant Prayer in North America."

Latitude, Longitude

30.40280556, -81.43246667

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; First Protestant Prayer Marker; Fort George Island; Jacksonville; First Protestant Prayer; Duval County (Fl.); Jacksonville (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- Jacksonville.; Images


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