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Jane Lew in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

First M.P. Church

 
 
First M.P. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. First M.P. Church Marker
Inscription.  Two miles east stands the Old Harmony Church, built in 1819. In this church in 1829, John Mitchell and David Smith organized the first Methodist Protestant Church. Mitchell was its first pastor. Near the churchyard is his grave.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 39° 6.622′ N, 80° 24.417′ W. Marker is in Jane Lew, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 19) and Depot Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6158 Main Street, Jane Lew WV 26378, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Lightburn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson’s Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Welcome (approx. 3.4 miles
First M.P. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. First M.P. Church Marker
Marker is across the street from the Jane Lew Town Hall.
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away); a different marker also named Jackson’s Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mary Conrad Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Jackson's Mill (approx. 3˝ miles away); John Hacker’s Settlement (approx. 4 miles away); Graves of Heroes (approx. 4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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