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Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  A “Daughter” of Wesley Chapel (later, the First United Methodist Church), Collins Chapel was organized in 1841 and purchased this site in 1859. Names for its first pastor, J. T. C. Collins, it predates the formation of the CME denomination. Collins Chapel operated the Collins Chapel Hospital and hosted the conference which approved the establishment of the periodical, The Christian Index.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 108.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church ⛪, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 35° 8.735′ N, 90° 2.249′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and North Orleans Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 673 Washington Ave, Memphis TN 38105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
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distance of this marker. Woodruff - Fontaine House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary's Cathedral Chapel and Diocesan House (about 400 feet away); Mallory-Neely House (about 500 feet away); Luke Edward Wright (about 700 feet away); Christian Brothers College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lowenstein Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chickasaw Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memphis City Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
3. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
4. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
5. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
6. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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