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Grace United Methodist Church

 
 
Grace United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2011
1. Grace United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. In the spring of 1891, Rev. Louis A. Bennett was directed to establish a Methodist Protestant Church in Georgetown. His efforts were successful, and a frame church was completed the following year on the northwest corner of East Market and King Streets. The present site was purchased in 1905, and the church was moved to this location. In 1909 the building was destroyed by fire. The church was replaced it was similarly destroyed in 1927. Construction of the present sanctuary was completed the following year. In 1953, under the leadership of Rev. Thomas C. Mulligan, a large multi-purpose facility was constructed nearby to serve the needs of the congregation and community.
 
Erected 2001 by The Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number SC-142.)
 
Location. 38° 41.595′ N, 75° 22.902′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on East Market Street (US 9) (Delaware Route 404), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown DE 19947, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Academy / Masonic Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prospect A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles
Grace United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2011
2. Grace United Methodist Church
away); St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgetown Train Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wesley United Methodist (approx. mile away); Sussex County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sussex County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph T. Adams House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Grace United Methodist Church Marker, looking east along East Market Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2011
3. Grace United Methodist Church Marker, looking east along East Market Street
Grace United Methodist Church and Marker at East Market Street and South King Street intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 17, 2011
4. Grace United Methodist Church and Marker at East Market Street and South King Street intersection
 
 
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