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St. John's United Methodist Church

 
 
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By Steve Masler, May 28, 2015
1. St. John's United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The earliest members of this church were among the founders of Methodism in Memphis. This congregation, established in 1859 as Central Church Mission, first met on Union Avenue. St. John's built in 1907, was designed by Beauregard C. Alsup. The Church School was built in 1918. WHBQ Radio Station broadcasts originated here 25 March 1925.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 74.)
 
Location. 35° 7.959′ N, 90° 1.263′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Peabody and Bellevue (U.S. 51), on the left when traveling west on Peabody. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1207 Peabody Ave, Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Memphis 13/Bruce Elementary (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Annesdale Park Subdivision (about 700 feet away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Kuni Wada Bakery Remembrance (approx. half a mile away); Jane Terrell Hospital (approx. half a mile
St. John's United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 28, 2015
2. St. John's United Methodist Church Marker
away); Confederate Soldiers Rest (approx. 0.7 miles away); Captain Kit Dalton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
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St. John's United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 28, 2015
3. St. John's United Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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