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Oakwood in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First M.E. Church in Lawrence County

Kings Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church

 
 
The First M.E. Church in Lawrence County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 2, 2022
1. The First M.E. Church in Lawrence County Marker
Inscription.  To promote the divine teachings a society here was organized in 1804 and the first building shortly thereafter erected. successive houses of worship to serve the growing congregation were erected in 1835, 1856, and 1898.
Ira D. Sankey
Noted evangelist singer and hymnologist was converted here to god's service accepted into this fellowship in 1858.
 
Erected 1936 by New Castle Perry Chapter, United States Daughters of 1812.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. 41° 2.419′ N, 80° 22.896′ W. Marker is in Oakwood, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kings Chapel Road and Old Pulaski Road. Located in Kings Chapel UM Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle PA 16105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millennium Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Millennium Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Millennium Park
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Harbor Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lawrence County (approx. 3 miles away); Lawrence County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lawrence County Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lawrence County Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakwood.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
The First M.E. Church in Lawrence County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 2, 2022
2. The First M.E. Church in Lawrence County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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