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Coal City in Saint Clair County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church Founded Circa 1829-1830

 
 
Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church Founded Circa 1829-1830 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2009
1. Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church Founded Circa 1829-1830 Marker
Inscription. Original log house of worship built St. Clair Co. near Broken Arrow Creek, six miles from Coosa River. Named Harkey’s Chapel for first Minister, the Rev. David Harkey of Cahawba Circuit.
Present church built 1903-04 by A. I. Abels with Community helpers. Preserved by members of Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Entered Alabama Register of Historic Places 1978.
 
Erected 1979 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 39.851′ N, 86° 15.378′ W. Marker is in Coal City, Alabama, in Saint Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 144 and No Business Creek Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 144. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ragland AL 35131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pell City’s Historical Residential District (approx. 5.5 miles away); Pell City, Alabama (approx. 5.6 miles away); Historic Downtown Pell City (approx. 5.7 miles away); A County Older Than The State (approx. 5.7 miles away); Refuge Cemetery (approx.
Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church Founded Circa 1829-1830 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2209
2. Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church Founded Circa 1829-1830 Marker
8.1 miles away); Lincoln, Alabama (approx. 8.6 miles away); John Looney House (approx. 11.5 miles away); Assassination Site of Sgt. E. Frank Harrison (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
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Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 1, 2009
3. Harkey’s Chapel United Methodist Church
 
 
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