Daphne in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Daphne United Methodist Church
Land donated by William L. Howard. Building built by L. E. Edmondson and a Creole helper, Isaac Alexander, who hand made the pegs used in the framework. Oldest marked grave is 1847. Building still houses the slave gallery, silver- dollar lined bell, original pews and the original chandelier converted to electricity. Many generations have knelt in prayer here.
Location. 30° 22.034′ N, 87° 32.686′ W. Marker is in Daphne, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker can be reached from 6th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 6th Avenue, Daphne, AL 36526, Daphne AL 36526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Josephine (approx. 2.8 miles away); Orange Beach Community Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Orange Beach, Alabama (approx. 5.5 miles away); City of Foley (approx. 8.7 miles away); City of Foley Camellia Walk (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cobb's Light (approx. 8.7 miles away); Gulf Shores Community (approx. 12 miles away); Vicinity of Salt Works and Camp Anderson (approx. 12.4 miles away).
More about this marker.
T5S- R2E-41 30.36724 North 87.54476 West Historical Atlas No. 2-372
The cemetery consists of 8.53 acres enclosed in a chain link fence with a wrought iron gate. Surveyed by Marjorie Ard & Patricia Dunbar in 1982.
Resurveyed and photographed by Jan Allison on August 4 & 11, 2005.
Regarding Daphne United Methodist Church. National Register of Historic Places, Methodist Episcopal Church, South ** (added 1980 - - #80000679) Also known as Old Daphne Methodist Church Baldwin County - 1608 Old County Rd. , Daphne (12 acres, 1 building) Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering Architect, builder, or engineer: Alexander, Isaac, Edmondson, Larkin E. Architectural Style: Greek Revival Area of Significance: Architecture Period of
Additional keywords. Edmondson, Baptist, cemetery, slave
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