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Maggie Valley in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bishop Francis Asbury

 

— 1745 - 1816 —

 
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Inscription.  
Considered "The Father of American
Methodism" arrived in America 1771
calm in temperament, courageous,
and untiring in effort, this
"Prophet of the long road" was
foremost among early American
circuit riders and Colonists

 
Erected 1972 by The North Carolina Daughters of American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists, and the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
 
Location. 35° 31.799′ N, 82° 58.311′ W. Marker is in Maggie Valley, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on N. Lakeshore Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maggie Valley NC 28751, 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. Honorable Chief Junaluska (a few steps from this marker); "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Century Vault (approx. 2.7 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Time Music (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle House (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 15, 2009
3. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Willian Arnold Lambeth image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Willian Arnold Lambeth
Bishop Francis Asbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Bishop Francis Asbury Marker
Bishop James Cannon Junior image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
6. Bishop James Cannon Junior
Bishop James Atkins image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2006
7. Bishop James Atkins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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