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First Church In Greene County

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
1. First Church In Greene County Marker
Inscription.
585 feet southwest first church, Methodist Episcopal, in southwest Missouri was located in 1833. Size 18 x 20 feet, built of logs, puncheon floor and seats. Cost 18 dollars. Rev. Jas. H. Slavens, M.D., first pastor over White River and St. Francis Districts, 100 by 200 miles in extent.
 
Erected 1921 by University Club, Springfield Methodist Episcopal and Methodist Episcopal Churches South. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Location. 37° 13.344′ N, 93° 16.534′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on National Avenue near Calhoun Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the entrance to Silver Springs Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1119 North National Avenue, Springfield MO 65802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Mounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tau Eta Gamma (local) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fairbanks Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Entrenchments (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fairbanks Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Reverse Side Of Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Blakelylaw, July 5, 2012
2. Reverse Side Of Marker
Stone Chapel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Springfield (approx. one mile away); Shrine Mosque (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  First Church in Greene County. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
First Church In Greene County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
3. First Church In Greene County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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