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Plant City in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South

1885-1902

 
 
Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South~1885-1902 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, April 13, 2017
1. Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South~1885-1902 Marker
Inscription. Plant City's first church building was erected here by the Methodist congregation established at Ichepucksassa in 1850 by Rev. Samuel Knight. The congregation relocated from Shiloh to the new Town of Plant City where a church was erected under the supervision of Rev. T.J. Phillips. It was dedicated in December 1885 by W.H. Potter, D.D. of Macon, Georgia. The membership totaled 70.
 
Erected 1985 by The First United Methodist Church, Rev. W. Ernest Dorrell, Pastor; Rev. R.C. Joyner, Parish Minister.
 
Location. 28° 0.814′ N, 82° 7.637′ W. Marker is in Plant City, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on West Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard east of South Howard Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 611 West Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Plant City FL 33563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Plant City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plant City Union Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plant City High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cow Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); Bealsville
Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South~1885-1902 Marker looking west on MLK Blvd. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, April 13, 2017
2. Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South~1885-1902 Marker looking west on MLK Blvd.
(approx. 5.7 miles away); Glover School (approx. 5.7 miles away); 320th Bombardment Group (M) (approx. 7 miles away); Site of Alderman's Ford (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plant City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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