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Historic District - South in Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church

 
 
Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2008
1. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Organized January 19, 1868
as Wesley Church
renamed Wesley Monumental, 1875
and built as a monument
to John and Charles Wesley
Founders of the
Methodist Movement
Sanctuary cornerstone laid
August 10, 1875
completed and dedicated
March 30, 1890
Educational Building
completed February 20, 1927

 
Erected by 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, 1868.
 
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 Street, 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Centennial (here, next to this marker); Massie Common School House (within shouting distance of this marker);
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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.
 
More about this marker. An identical Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Marker is posted about eight feet up on the rear wall of the church on the Drayton Street side (Coordinates are 32.070881, -81.093750).
 
Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Marker at the rear of the church on Drayton Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2008
2. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church Marker at the rear of the church on Drayton Street
This marker is located 8 foot up on the rear wall at 32.070881, -81.093750.
Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
3. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church and Marker
In Savannah at Calhoun Square.
 
 
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 1,379 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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