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Union Methodist Church

 
 
Union Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 27, 2017
1. Union Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.
1846, July 1 - cornerstone laid for the Union Methodist Church, founded February 13, 1846, in the Union Fire Hall, that stood on the southeastern corner of 19th and H Street, N.W.
1862 - served as a hospital during the Civil War, and in 1863, a shelter for the Union Army.
1910 - front moved forward, stained glass windows installed.
1954-55 - during renovation, services held in the Circle Theaters. Membership was boosted by 1912 relocation of George Washington University on G St.; World War I, II; and IMF and World Bank presence since 1950.
1975, January 1 - merged with Concordia Church, 1920 G St. N.W. as the United Church, as office buildings replaced residences.
1985 - leased to the George Washington University
 
Location. 38° 54.006′ N, 77° 2.702′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 20th Street Northwest north of H Street NW. Touch for map. On the side of Union Chapel at The George Washington University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 20th Street NW, Washington DC 20052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Seven Buildings" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington (about 300 feet away);
Union Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 27, 2017
2. Union Methodist Church Marker
George Gamow (about 500 feet away); Kate Raudenbusch (based New York, NY) (about 500 feet away); Nineteenth Street Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named George Washington (about 500 feet away); Home of James Monroe (about 500 feet away); Ingrid Bergman (was about 500 feet away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionEducation
 
Union Methodist Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 27, 2017
3. Union Methodist Church Sign

Union
Methodist
Episcopal
Church
1846 1910
Sign on the Church Building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 27, 2017
4. Sign on the Church Building

The George
Washington
University

Washington, DC

Department of Theater & Dance
Performance Laboratory

Graduate School
of Political Management

Academic Technologies

eDesign Shop

814 20th St., N.W.
 
 
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