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Clanton in Chilton County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Walnut Creek United Methodist Church

Established 1820

 
 
Walnut Creek United Methodist Church 	 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, February 26, 2012
1. Walnut Creek United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Arthur Love, a charter member, was first pastor. Organized as a Methodist Episcopal Church. Became Methodist Protestant, 1828. Changed to Methodist Church, 1939. Affiliated with United Methodist, 1968. In the original church built of logs, Judge James Q. Smith, Montgomery, in 1869 presided at first court held in Baker Co. (now Chilton). Cir. 1875, a frame building replaced log church. Present brick building erected, 1935. Walnut Creek U. M. C. has always maintained a progressive Sunday School.
 
Erected 1977 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 51.274′ N, 86° 35.913′ W. Marker is in Clanton, Alabama, in Chilton County. Marker is on County Route 458, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located near the Walnut Creek Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Clanton AL 35046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Clanton (approx. 2.1 miles away); Chilton County Training School 1924-1969 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Scandinavian Cemetery (approx. 7.7 miles away); Thorsby Remembers Our Veterans (approx. 7.9
Walnut Creek United Methodist Church 	 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, February 26, 2012
2. Walnut Creek United Methodist Church Marker
miles away); Thorsby: A Scandinavian Colony in the South (approx. 8.1 miles away); Verbena, Alabama (approx. 8.7 miles away); Mitchell Dam (approx. 9.5 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on May 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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