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Formation of the Southern Methodist Church

 
 
Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  One block west stood the Union Street Methodist Church, completed in 1820. There was held the first general conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, May 1-23, 1846. At this meeting the Southern Methodist Church, which had separated from the Northern Church, effected its organization.
 
Erected 1931 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission for the City of Petersburg. (Marker Number QA-15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 37° 13.67′ N, 77° 24.153′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on East Washington Street (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles west of South Adams Street (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 East Washington Street, Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Jenkins Roberts (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Petersburg Volunteers 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney Library
Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Formation of the Southern Methodist Church Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old U.S. Customs House & Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia Tourism. Washington Street United Methodist Church. (Submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Inscription above the doors. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
3. Inscription above the doors.
Washington Street United Methodist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
4. Washington Street United Methodist Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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May. 30, 2020