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Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church

 
 
The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
1. The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.
The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church was organized on this site in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South of Gadsden, Alabama
November 16, 1870
Bishop Robert Paine, presiding

The Centennial Convocation of the Conference was held here on November 16, 1970
Bishop W. Kenneth Goodson, presiding

 
Erected 1970 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 0.775′ N, 86° 0.322′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is on Chestnut Street when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 S. 5th Street, Gadsden AL 35901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gadsden Times-News Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gadsden, Alabama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emma Sansom Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paul Harvey Loyalty Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Congregation Beth Israel (approx. 0.4 miles away); John H. Wisdom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gadsden Amphitheater (approx. 0.4 miles away); Etowah County, Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
 
Regarding The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.
The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
2. The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church Marker
The United Methodist Church has developed a system in which they officially number or designate Heritage Landmarks. The UMC General Commission on Archives and History has a website that lists these sites arranged by state and country. You can see the list by following the link provided.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gadsden First United Methodist. The official church website. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.) 

2. United Methodist Church Register Of Historic Sites. United Methodist historic sites which have been officially numbered or designated as Heritage Landmarks by the UMC General Commission on Archives and History (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionNotable Events
 
United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
3. United Methodist Church
The marker is in the lower left side of the picture.
First United Methodist Church of Gadsden, Alabama image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
4. First United Methodist Church of Gadsden, Alabama
United Methodist Church Entrance image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
5. United Methodist Church Entrance
United Methodist Church Stained Glass image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
6. United Methodist Church Stained Glass
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,312 times since then and 73 times this year. Last updated on May 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   2. submitted on December 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3. submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   4. submitted on December 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   5, 6. submitted on January 19, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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