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Lebanon in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

United Methodist Church

 
 
United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
1. United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Side A
On August 9, 1798 the Reverend John Kobler conducted Lebanon's first Methodist service in Ichabod Corwin's log cabin. The first Methodist Society organized in a house on Main St. in 1805. It had only 4 members. By 1811, services were held at a red painted cotton spinning factory on Mulberry St. known as the "The Red Church".

Side B
A one story church was built on this spot in 1813. Bishops Asbury and McKendree came here in 1815 for the Ohio Annual Conference. A two story church was constructed here in 1837. In 1863 this church, with its multi- colored diamond patterned stained glass windows, was erected. In 1969, the current sanctuary was built.
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 9, 1798.
 
Location. 39° 26.125′ N, 84° 12.327′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on E. Silver Street
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, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon OH 45036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mary Ann Klingling Home (within shouting distance of this marker); General O. M. Mitchel (within shouting distance of this marker); Nixon-Brant House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lewis House (about 400 feet away); I.O.O.F. Temple (about 500 feet away); Lebanon Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Quinn Building (about 500 feet away); Old Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
2. United Methodist Church Marker
United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
3. United Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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