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Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

 
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro was established in 1858 by John C. Patton as a Methodist Protestant Church. Their first sanctuary, a two-story wood frame building shared with a local Masonic Lodge, was built the same year. The church became a part of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1860.
 
Erected 2012 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 40.338′ N, 88° 38.868′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Turner Street (State Highway 63) and Wayne Street, on the right when traveling south on Turner Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Turner Street, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Wayne County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Auto Bank (approx.
First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. First United Methodist Church
mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Philadelphus Church (approx. half a mile away); Clinch Gray (approx. 4.7 miles away); Gray Family Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First United Methodist Church & marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. First United Methodist Church & marker area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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