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Oak Grove in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bethel Church

 
 
Bethel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 16, 2012
1. Bethel Church Marker
Inscription. Francis Asbury established a congregation at home of White Brown in this vicinity in 1778. The original church known as Brown’s Chapel was built 1781, completed 1806 by White Brown, Lemuel Davis, and Jacob Kinder. Early preachers here were Bishop Asbury, free born Gattettson, and Dr. Coke. Present church built 1895.
 
Erected 1940 by Public Archives Commission. (Marker Number S-64.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.068′ N, 75° 42.67′ W. Marker is in Oak Grove, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Neals School Road (County Road 553) near Harper Road / Oak Grove Road (County Road 549), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The church and the first three rows of the cemetery are in Delaware and the remainder of the cemetery is in Maryland. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2381 Neals School Rd, Seaford DE 19973, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Grove Crownstone (approx. half a mile away); Marshyhope Creek Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away in Maryland); Cannon-Maston House
Bethel Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 16, 2012
2. Bethel Church
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Patty Cannon's House (approx. 3.4 miles away in Maryland); The Cannon/Johnson Kidnapping Gang (approx. 3.4 miles away); Stein Highway (approx. 5.1 miles away); Governor Ross Mansion (approx. 5.2 miles away); Seaford Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
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Bethel Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 16, 2012
3. Bethel Church and Marker
The church and the first three rows of the cemetery are in Delaware and the remainder of the cemetery (left) is in Maryland.
Bethel Church Marker at Neals School Rd and Harper Road / Oak Grove Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 16, 2012
4. Bethel Church Marker at Neals School Rd and Harper Road / Oak Grove Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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