Tylertown in Walthall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
China Grove Methodist Church
Founded October 4, 1836 on site purchased from a Baptist congregation. Present church built in 1854 at a cost of $100. China Grove Methodist Campground begin in 1878; first meeting Sept., 24-30, 1879.
Erected 1975 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 4, 1836.
Location. 31° 12.566′ N, 90° 3.482′ W. Marker is in Tylertown, Mississippi, in Walthall County. Marker is on State Highway 585, half a mile south of China Grove Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501-551 MS-585, Tylertown MS 39667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founders Cemetery (approx. 7.7 miles away); Conerly's P.O. and Lampton's Store (approx. 7.9 miles away); Simmons House (approx. 9.4 miles away); Sylvester Magee Ford House (approx. 10.9 miles away); Walthall County Training School (approx. 10.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018.