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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Formation of the Southern Methodist Church

 
 
Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. One block west stood the Union Street Methodist Church, completed in 1820. There was held the first general conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, May 1-23, 1846. At this meeting the Southern Methodist Church, which had separated from the Northern Church, effected its organization.

Virginia Conservation & Development Commission
For the City of Petersburg 1931

 
Erected 1931 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number QA 15.)
 
Location. 37° 13.67′ N, 77° 24.153′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on East Washington Street (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles west of South Adams Street (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 East Washington Street, Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Jenkins Roberts (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Petersburg Volunteers 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney House
Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old U.S. Customs House & Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia Tourism. Washington Street United Methodist Church. (Submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.
 
Inscription above the doors. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
3. Inscription above the doors.
Washington Street United Methodist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
4. Washington Street United Methodist Church.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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