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Northport in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Northport First United Methodist Church

 
 
Northport First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
1. Northport First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized 1837, moved to present location, 1849, where churches have been rebuilt in 1855 and 1913.

The bell of this church sounded the tocsin at the approach of Gen. John T. Croxton’s Union troops in their raid on Tuscaloosa, April 3, 1865.
 
Erected 1971 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 13.248′ N, 87° 34.758′ W. Marker is in Northport, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Main Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Main Avenue, Northport AL 35476, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shirley Place (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home Guard Defended Covered Bridge / Bridging The Black Warrior River (approx. half a mile away); Captain Benjamin F. Eddins (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burns’ Shoals (approx. 0.6 miles away); Horace King (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Black Warrior River (approx. 0.7 miles away); Navigation and Shipbuilding On The Black Warrior River (approx. 0.7 miles away); The M & O Railroad Trestle (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Northport.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Northport First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
2. Northport First United Methodist Church Marker
Northport First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
3. Northport First United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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