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Maggie Valley in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bishop Francis Asbury

 

1745 - 1816

 
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Inscription.
Considered "The Father of American
Methodism" arrived in America 1771
calm in temperament, courageous,
and untiring in effort, this
"Prophet of the long road" was
foremost among early American
circuit riders and Colonists

 
Erected 1972 by The North Carolina Daughters of American Colonists.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 35° 31.799′ N, 82° 58.311′ W. Marker is in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on N. Lakeshore Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maggie Valley NC 28751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honorable Chief Junaluska (a few steps from this marker); "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle House (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 3 miles away); Museum Of N.C. Handicrafts (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 15, 2009
3. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Willian Arnold Lambeth Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Willian Arnold Lambeth
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Bishop James Cannon Junior Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
6. Bishop James Cannon Junior
Bishop James Atkins Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2006
7. Bishop James Atkins
 
 
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