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Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Centennial

 
 
Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Centennial Marker
Inscription.  
Centennial
1868 - 1968
Wesley Monumental
United Methodist Church

Originally Wesley Church, was founded January 19, 1868. The cornerstone for this building was laid August 10, 1875, but has not since been located. In this centennial year a new cornerstone has been placed in this wall......
October 27, 1968

[A smaller marker, immediately below the main marker, reads]:
The Centennial Plaque given in the memory of Horace Andrew Ernst 1900-1968 by his family.
 
Erected by Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is January 19, 1848.
 
Location. 32° 4.24′ N, 81° 5.581′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - South. Marker is at the intersection of Abercorn Street and E. Wayne St., on the right when traveling south on Abercorn Street. At Calhoun Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Abercorn St, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church (here, next to this marker); Massie Common School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregation Mickve Israel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casimir Pulaski (about 600 feet away); Former Home of Henry R. Jackson (about 600 feet away); Savannah's Marine Corps Memorial (about 700 feet away); Comer House (about 700 feet away); Pulaski Monument (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Centennial. A memorial to John and Charles Wesley. Savannah's first Methodist Church, established in 1807. Gothic in architectural style, the stained glass "Wesley Window" contains life size busts of John and Charles Wesley, and at the top of the window a globe bears John Wesley's famous utterance, "The World is my parish."
 
Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,534 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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