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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church

Huntsville, Alabama

 
 
Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, June 27, 2009
1. Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Methodist Society organized at Huntís Spring prior to formation of Madison County, served 1808-1820 by Flint Circuit traveling ministers. First Church built 1821 NW corner Clinton and Gallatin Streets. Present site acquired 1832, church completed 1834, occupied and accidentally burned by Federals 1864. Cornerstone laid 1867 for present sanctuary, dedicated 1874.
 
Erected 1972 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1821.
 
Location. 34° 43.891′ N, 86° 35.045′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Randolph Street Southeast and Greene Street Southeast, on the right when traveling west on Randolph Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Greene Street Southeast, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Votes for Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph Street Church Of Christ (within shouting distance of this marker); Calhoun House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site The Huntsville Inn (about 400 feet away); Madison County (about 400 feet away); The Church Of The Nativity, Episcopal (about 400 feet away); Central Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Tallulah Bankhead / I. Schiffman Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, 272009
2. Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church Marker
Huntsville's First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, 272009
3. Huntsville's First United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,543 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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