“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Providence United Methodist Church

Providence United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kelly Siech, September 23, 2009
1. Providence United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Established by 1807, the Providence Church congregation of the Methodist Episcopal Church became one of the first Methodist congregations in Chesterfield County to build a permanent house of worship when it constructed a meeting house here before 1813. The congregation included both whites and blacks. During the Civil War, soldiers from both sides used the church for shelter. In 1896 the congregation built a Gothic Revival church here: it was replaced in 1958.
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number O-37.)
Location. 37° 29.099′ N, 77° 32.95′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on South Providence Road near Midlothian, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 South Providence Road, Richmond VA 23236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethlehem Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bellona Arsenal (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chesterfield Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Railroad in Virginia (approx. 2.7 miles away); Black Heath (approx. 3.9 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 3.9 miles away); Trabue's Tavern (approx. 4.4 miles away); Frederick William Sievers (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kelly Siech of Fort Rucker, Alabama. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Kelly Siech of Fort Rucker, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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