Built in 1889 and dedicated in March 1890, Memorial Presbyterian Church stands as a lasting memorial not only to Henry Flagler’s beloved daughter, Jennie Louise, but as a lasting monument to Flagler’s own faith and vision. The son of a Presbyterian minister, Henry Morrison Flagler went on to be one of the founding partners of Standard Oil Company and the preeminent developer of
Mr. Flagler, his first wife, his daughter and grand daughter are all entombed in the family mausoleum at Memorial Presbyterian Church. The sanctuary, modeled after St. Mark’s in
The costs of caring for a building of these proportions and of such magnificent grandeur and making it available to the public on a daily basis is quite significant. The Society for the Preservation of Historic Flagler Memorial Presbyterian Church was established to provide additional funding, beyond that contributed by the members of the congregation and the income from the church’s building endowment, for the maintenance and preservation of the historic sanctuary.
Membership in the Society is open to all regardless of religious affiliation. Your support will help preserve a place of significant historical importance as well as a monument to a father’s love. (Members of the society receive the semi-annual Society Newsletter, as well as advance notice of special events.) We invite you to join with us in helping to preserve this monument of a father's love and a building of such importance in the history of the State of Florida. All gifts are tax deductible and every gift is appreciated.