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Denton in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bell from First Methodist Church

 
 
Bell from First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 10, 2019
1. Bell from First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This bell was originally located in the First Methodist (M.E.) Church on Market Street. It is believed the bell was installed during its construction in 1867.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 38° 53.051′ N, 75° 49.803′ W. Marker is in Denton, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is on 5th Street south of Franklin Street (Maryland Route 404), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South 5th Street, Denton MD 21629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "29, Let's Go!" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Neighbors * Two Governors * Two States (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denton Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caroline Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolution or Fraud? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. ¼ mile away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denton.
 
Also see . . .
The bell image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 10, 2019
2. The bell
 C.S.Bell and his bellfoundry. History of the foundry, including the years when its various names were in use. (Submitted on August 19, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Actual origin of this bell
The belief stated on the plaque is unfortunately false. Based on the name on the yoke from which the bell hangs, this #7 bell must have been made between 1882 and 1894.
    — Submitted August 19, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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