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Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church

 
 
Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2010
1. Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1875
for
the St. Charles Avenue
Methodist Church South
Charles L. Hillger, Architect
James Cox, Builder
Robert Walker Rayne
purchased the site
and made a major contribution
to the cost of its erection
in memory of his son
William
A soldier in the Confederate Army
who was fatally wounded
at Chancellorsville

In 1875 the name of the
church was changed to
Rayne Memorial Methodist
Episcopal Church
in honor of its benefactor

 
Erected 1977 by Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 55.598′ N, 90° 5.798′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Saint Charles Avenue and General Taylor Street, on the right when traveling east on Saint Charles Avenue. Click for map. Mounted on the right side of the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3900 St Charles Ave, New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2010
2. Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Mayor Isaac W. Patton House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Garden District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Maisonette Creole (approx. ¾ mile away); R.N. Girling’s “English Apothecary” (approx. ¾ mile away); Commander’s Palace (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church. (Submitted on September 21, 2015.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
 
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