Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Glenville in Gilmer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Job’s Temple

 
 
Job’s Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
1. Job’s Temple Marker
Inscription.  Begun. 1860; finished after the Civil War; handhewn log church is oldest in Gilmer County. Job’s Temple Class of Methodist Evangelical Church South was organized in 1866 by the Rev. G.S. McCutchen, first pastor. First trustees were Levi Snider, Salathiel, William & N.W. Stalnaker, Christian Kuhl, James Pickens, and Edward Gainer. Placed on National Register in 1979.
 
Erected 2007 by West Virginia Division of Archives & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 38° 55.908′ N, 80° 57.75′ W. Marker is near Glenville, West Virginia, in Gilmer County. Marker is on Little Kanawha Parkway (West Virginia Route 5) 0.1 miles east of Job Run Road (Route 35/4), on the right when traveling east. It is 10 miles west of Glenville. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Normantown WV 25267, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stalnaker Plantation / Old Stalnaker Family Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Engle Homestead (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Gilmer Rifles (approx.
Job’s Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
2. Job’s Temple Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
6.8 miles away); Glenville State College (approx. 6.9 miles away); Glenville State Teachers College (approx. 6.9 miles away); Attack on Glenville (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fort Moore (approx. 6.9 miles away); Glenville (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is across the road from the log church.
 
Job’s Temple Methodist Evangelical Church, South image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
3. Job’s Temple Methodist Evangelical Church, South
It is across the road from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=174391

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 15, 2021