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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
Inscription. A “Daughter” of Wesley Chapel (later, the First United Methodist Church), Collins Chapel was organized in 1841 and purchased this site in 1859. Names for its first pastor, J. T. C. Collins, it predates the formation of the CME denomination. Collins Chapel operated the Collins Chapel Hospital and hosted the conference which approved the establishment of the periodical, The Christian Index.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 108.)
 
Location. 35° 8.735′ N, 90° 2.249′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and North Orleans Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 673 Washington Ave., Memphis TN 38105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mallory-Neely House (about 500 feet away, in a direct line); Chickasaw Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nathan Bedford Forrest (approx. half a mile away); N. B. Forrest Camp 215 Sons of Confederate Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Nathan Bedford Forrest III, Airman (approx. half a mile away); The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
3. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
4. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
5. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
6. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 130 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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