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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First United Methodist Church

 
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 19, 2015
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.

Organized 1855 as the
Methodist Episcopal Church

This Richardsonian Romanesque style building was constructed 1889-1891

Initial worship held February 8, 1891

John G. Haskell, Architect
Daniel Dahlene, Stonemason


 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 57.947′ N, 95° 14.218′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Street and Vermont Street, on the left when traveling east on 10th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 946 Vermont Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence Masonic Temple (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The WheatFields Oven (about 500 feet away); Lawrence City [Carnegie] Library (about 700 feet away); Langston Hughes and the Carnegie Library (about 700 feet away); Wiedemann Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Douglas County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 825-827 Massachusetts Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
First United Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 19, 2015
2. First United Methodist Church and Marker
 First United Methodist Church, Lawrence KS. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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