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Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alameda’s First Church

Founded Sept. 11, 1853

 
 
Alameda’s First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 24, 2014
1. Alameda’s First Church Marker
Inscription.
as
Methodist Episcopal
by
Rev. James McGowan
In 1854 the first church building was erected on land donated Bishop William Taylor and dedicated by Bishop Matthew Simpson - the first appointed minister was Rev. David Deal, 1854-56.
Present building erected - 1909

 
Location. 37° 45.898′ N, 122° 14.664′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2257 Central Avenue, Alameda CA 94501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Alameda High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (about 500 feet away); Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (about 600 feet away); Clark Memorial Bench (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meyers House (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Webster House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
 
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Alameda’s First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 24, 2014
2. Alameda’s First Church Marker
The marker is located at the base of the tower.
Alameda’s First Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 24, 2014
3. Alameda’s First Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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