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Liberty in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Methodist Episcopal Church Founded 1822

Clay County Historical Society

 

— Historic Landmark —

 
Methodist Episcopal Church Founded 1822 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Meyers, August 4, 2011
1. Methodist Episcopal Church Founded 1822 Marker
Inscription.  This small frame church was built circa 1842 and is one of the oldest remaining buildings in Liberty. It is build of brick and stucco and has served several uses. In 1855 it became part of the Clay Seminary, an all girls school. One of its most famous students was Carrie Nation the leader of the temperance movement. Later uses include a Christian Science church and a private residence. In 1987 the building was remodeled for the current use as the office of the Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Erected by Clay County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, Clay County Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 39° 14.747′ N, 94° 25.046′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker is on Leonard Street, 0.1 miles south of Kansas Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at
Methodist Episcopal Church Founded 1822 - Liberty, Missouri image. Click for full size.
By Tony Meyers, August 4, 2011
2. Methodist Episcopal Church Founded 1822 - Liberty, Missouri
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or near this postal address: 23 South Leonard Street, Liberty MO 64068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Hughes Memorial Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Dougherty (about 400 feet away); Kansas City to Liberty to Excelsior Springs Interurban Depot (about 400 feet away); Founding Fathers (about 500 feet away); Clay County American Revolution Veterans (about 500 feet away); Jurisprudence (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); 17 East Kansas Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the building near the entrance.
 
Additional keywords. Liberty Missouri; temperance movement
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Tony Meyers of Liberty, Missouri. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Tony Meyers of Liberty, Missouri. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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