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Winnsboro in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Methodist Church

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
1. First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. First United Methodist Church was established in 1808 under the leadership of the Rev. James Jenkins, an early circuit-riding minister, and John Buchanan, a captain in the Revolution. Pioneer American Methodist bishop Francis Asbury visited here from 1809 to 1814. This building (1908) is the congregation's third structure; two earlier ones were located about two blocks SE.
 
Erected 1990 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 20-18.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 34° 22.962′ N, 81° 5.238′ W. Marker is in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Congress Street and College Street, on the left when traveling south on Congress Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Porcher Dubose (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Headquarters (about 700 feet away); Confederate Dead of Fairfield County (about 700 feet away); World War (about 800 feet away);
First Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
2. First Methodist Church
Town Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); South East Asia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wynne Dee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fairfield County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
3. First Methodist Church
 
 
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