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Jane Lew in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First M.P. Church

 
 
First M.P. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. First M.P. Church Marker
Inscription. Two miles east stands the Old Harmony Church, built in 1819. In this church in 1829, John Mitchell and David Smith organized the first Methodist Protestant Church. Mitchell was its first pastor. Near the churchyard is his grave.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 6.622′ N, 80° 24.417′ W. Marker is in Jane Lew, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 19) and Depot Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6158 Main Street, Jane Lew WV 26378, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hacker's Creek/Jane Lew (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Lightburn (about 400 feet away); Jackson's Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Jackson's Mill (approx. 3.5 miles away); B & O Depot (approx. 4.5 miles away); Weston Colored School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Weston State Hospital (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Weston State Hospital (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jane Lew.
 
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First M.P. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. First M.P. Church Marker
Marker is across the street from the Jane Lew Town Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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