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Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, September 30, 2010
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The Methodist Episcopal Church of Troy was organized in 1843. The first building was constructed in 1858, on land donated by Ann Dowdell Love, affectionately known as "Granny Love." The second structure was erected in 1888.

The present edifice, completed in 1904, was designed by Frank Lockwood in neo-Romanesque style; the sanctuary is neo-Classical with a saucer-dome ceiling, pendentive arches, and Scamozzi Ionic columns.

Building was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission on June 30, 1995.
 
Erected 2002 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 31° 48.522′ N, 85° 58.325′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of North Three Notch Street (U.S. 29) and East Walnut Street, on the left when traveling south on North Three Notch Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Notch Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pike County WWI Memorial (about 400 feet away); Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 30, 2010
2. First United Methodist Church Marker
away); The Historic Troy Post Office (about 500 feet away); Academy Street High School (approx. half a mile away); Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bibb Graves Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away); McCall Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
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First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 30, 2010
3. First United Methodist Church Marker
First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 30, 2010
4. First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 30, 2010
5. First United Methodist Church Marker
Historic marker placed in memory of Claire Murphree Walters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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