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Dumbarton United Methodist Church

One of America's Oldest Methodist Societies

 
 
Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
1. Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.
Front:
First organized in a cooper's shop in 1772. Bishop Asbury preached here. This church was built in 1849 and renovated tin 1898. It served as a Civil War Hospital in 1862. President Lincoln attended this church on March 8, 1863 to hear Bishop Simpson preach.

Back:
Methodism's Mother Church of Washington
Founded 1772


Dumbarton influenced the establishment of these Methodist Churches:
Foundry
Mt. Zion
Eldbrooke
St. Luke's
Capitol Hill Parish

 
Erected by Dumbarton United Methodist Church.
 
Location. 38° 54.461′ N, 77° 3.758′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Dumbarton Street Northwest east of Wisconsin Avenue NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Drugstore Like No Other (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown's Watering Holes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cornerstone of the Original Christ Church
Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
2. Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker
(about 400 feet away); John Lutz (about 400 feet away); A Georgetown "Cathedral" (about 500 feet away); Volunteerism and Valor (about 500 feet away); Historic Preservation in Georgetown (about 500 feet away); Tayloe/Snyder House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
3. Dumbarton United Methodist Church Marker
Dumbarton United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
4. Dumbarton United Methodist Church
Sign near the church door image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
5. Sign near the church door
Dumbarton Avenue
Methodist Episcopal Church
1898
Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 9, 2018
6. Church Sign
Dumbarton United
Methodist Church


3133 Dumbarton Street
Reconciling Congregation

Welcome!
10am Sunday School
11am Worship

www.DumbartonUMC.org
Mary Kay Totty, Pastor
Jeehye Kim Pak, Youth & Children's Minister
AJ Welch Music Minister
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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