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Milford in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Methodist Church

Oldest in the Old Northwest Territory

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
1. First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1797 in the log cabin of the Reverend Francis McCormick, the Milford Methodist Church is the oldest of the denomination in the Northwest Territory and Ohio. Pioneer worshipers walked many miles through the wilderness to attend its circuit rider services. The present sanctuary was consecrated on Christmas Day, 1836. The bell tower and Sunday School rooms were 1870 additions.
 
Erected 1967 by Old Milford Area, Inc. and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.585′ N, 84° 17.462′ W. Marker is in Milford, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 50) and Maple Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 Main Street, Milford OH 45150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milford Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Milford (approx. half a mile away);
First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
2. First Methodist Church Marker
Full view from sidewalk on Main Street
Promont (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milford GAR Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry Clark Corbin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Greenlawn Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Dennison (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Alfred Buckingham (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
3. First Methodist Church Marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
4. First Methodist Church Marker
The church building, with tower
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 4, 2016
5. First Methodist Church Marker
Church sign out front
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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