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Blountsville in Blount County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862

Methodist Missionary

 
 
Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 7, 2009
1. Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 Marker
Inscription. First minister assigned to Alabama Territory by Tennessee Conference. Preached first sermon two blocks west at Bear Meat Cabin (present Blountsville) April 18, 1818. He later organized churches in Shelby, St. Clair, Jefferson, Tuscaloosa and Cotaco (present Morgan) Counties; the beginning of Methodism in central Alabama.
 
Erected 1973 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 4.836′ N, 86° 35.358′ W. Marker is in Blountsville, Alabama, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on College Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blountsville AL 35031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blountsville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blountsville Court Square Timeline (about 700 feet away); Federal Raid (approx. 1.5 miles away); Exploit of Murphree Sisters (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battle Royal (approx. 5.6 miles away); Homesite and Grave of George Powell (approx. 8.6 miles away); Town of Susan Moore (approx. 9.7 miles away); Bailey School (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blountsville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Ebenezer Hearn Marker Stands Next to Blounstville First United Methodist Chruch Founded 1818 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 7, 2009
2. Ebenezer Hearn Marker Stands Next to Blounstville First United Methodist Chruch Founded 1818
Blountsville First United Methodist Church Founded on April 18th 1818. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 7, 2009
3. Blountsville First United Methodist Church Founded on April 18th 1818.
 
 
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