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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

 
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Established in the early 1830s when Mrs. Harriet Blanton Theobald opened here home to Methodist circuit riders, this congregation was accepted into the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1844. The First United Methodist Church is the oldest organized church in the City of Greenville.
 
Erected 2010 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.
 
Location. 33° 24.686′ N, 91° 3.641′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and North Shelby Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 Washington Avenue, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steve Azar (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); Hebrew Union Congregation
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
2. First United Methodist Church Marker
(about 600 feet away); Greenville's Writers (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); NRP Building (about 700 feet away); Prince McCoy (about 700 feet away); First National Bank Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
3. First United Methodist Church Marker
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
4. First United Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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