Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Winn in Clarke County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Methodist Church

 
 
Union Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 25, 2017
1. Union Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Established 1858, mile east of here. Camp meetings were held in summers. Congregation moved to site near Peniel 1894. The "arbor" and church building were left at original site. These buildings convenient for annual encampment of county Confederate veterans. The church moved about 1920 to its present location on U.S. Highway 43. The original buildings were sold in the early twenties and proceeds used for new fence around cemetery.
 
Erected 1980 by Clarke County Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 37.945′ N, 87° 53.454′ W. Marker is in Winn, Alabama, in Clarke County. Marker is on Winn Road (County Road 3) 0.7 miles north of Zimco Road (Route 23), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Winn Road, Jackson AL 36545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Landrum Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Upper Salt Works (approx. 5.3 miles away); Elijah & Issac Pugh (approx. 5.8 miles away); Jackson Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 7 miles away); Kimbell House (approx. 7.1
Union Methodist Church Marker looking east towards former location. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 25, 2017
2. Union Methodist Church Marker looking east towards former location.
miles away); First District Agricultural College and Experiment Station (approx. 8.2 miles away); Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 8 miles away); Grove Hill, Alabama (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil
 
View of marker looking south on Winn Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 25, 2017
3. View of marker looking south on Winn Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement