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Near Glenville in Gilmer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Job’s Temple

 
 
Job’s Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A different marker also named Job's Temple (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stalnaker Plantation / Old Stalnaker Family Cemetery
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Engle Homestead (approx. 3˝ miles away); Glenville (approx. 6.7 miles away); WV Rosie the Riveter Bell (approx. 6.7 miles away); Gilmer County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Gilmer Rifles (approx. 6.8 miles away); Arbuckle House (approx. 6.9 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 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
2. Job’s Temple Marker
Job’s Temple Methodist Evangelical Church, South image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
3. Job’s Temple Methodist Evangelical Church, South
It is across the road from the marker.
Job’s Temple image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 27, 2021
4. Job’s Temple
Interior of Job’s Temple image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 27, 2021
5. Interior of Job’s Temple
Job’s Temple National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, December 27, 2021
6. Job’s Temple National Register of Historic Places Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4, 5, 6. submitted on January 6, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.

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Dec. 8, 2023