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Bemis United Methodist Church

 
 
Bemis United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
1. Bemis United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built by J. M. Bemis, Boston, MA.
Founder of the Bemis Cotton Mill
Design - Old English architecture
Built of materials shipped from Boston
Dedicated as a Union church April 19, 1908
J. B. Young, first manager of Bemis Mill,
served as first Sunday school superintendent
Deeded and rededicated in 1949
to the Memphis annual conference
of the former Methodist church
Serving this community in Christian outreach
for generations to come

 
Erected by Captain Charles Barham Chapter, Tennessee Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1908.
 
Location. 35° 34.631′ N, 88° 49.369′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street just south of B Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Massachusetts Street, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Bemis (approx. half a mile away); Bemis United Methodist Parsonage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Austin Raymond Merry (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Electro Chalybeate Well (approx. 2 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 2 miles away); John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mabel Louise "Big Maybelle" Smith (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mother Liberty CME Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Bemis United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
2. Bemis United Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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