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Near Chelsea in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

North Lake Methodist Church

 
 
North Lake Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, May 15, 2016
1. North Lake Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  The Reverend Charles Glenn organized the first Methodist class here in 1836, and for the next ten years the group met in the home of his brother, John. In 1846 the brothers presented the congregation with a building which served as both church and school until the present structure was erected in 1866. The former Grange Hall was added to the church in 1925 to serve as an educational and social center. With community help a new building for this purpose was begun in 1971.
 
Erected 1972 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number L0193.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 42° 23.129′ N, 84° 0.549′ W. Marker is near Chelsea, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on North Territorial Road east of Lakeshore Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14111 North Territorial Road, Chelsea MI 48118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured
North Lake Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, circa May 15, 2012
2. North Lake Methodist Church and Marker
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as the crow flies. Unadilla Baseline Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away); Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Oak Grove Cemetery-Chelsea (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Welfare Building (approx. 4.6 miles away); Chelsea / Chelsea Depot (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Park Street, East of Main Street (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chelsea.
 
North Lake Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, circa August 15, 2013
3. North Lake Methodist Church Marker
Refinished front of Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan.   3. submitted on August 19, 2013, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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