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Friars Point in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Friars Point United Methodist Church

 
 
Friars Point United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, November 19, 2020
1. Friars Point United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Friars Point Methodist Church congregation was organized in 1836 under a nearby brush arbor. The original log church, on this site, was burned by Union troops during the Civil War. A second structure was destroyed by a tornado. The present church was built ca. 1916.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 34° 22.452′ N, 90° 38.182′ W. Marker is in Friars Point, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 270 2nd Street, Friars Point MS 38631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "The Minnie Ball House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Nighthawk (approx. ¼ mile away); Friars Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); Conway Twitty (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Prospect M.B. Church (approx.
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0.7 miles away); Muddy Waters's House (approx. 7.7 miles away); Salomon Mounds (approx. 8.4 miles away); Uncle Henry's (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Friars Point.
 
Friars Point United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, November 19, 2020
2. Friars Point United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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