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Viola United Methodist Church

 
 
Viola United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Manuel P. Guevara, circa 2
1. Viola United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The Methodist Episcopal Church of Mechanicsville, an outgrowth of the Wesley Chapel, was built in 1856 and derived its name from the community, known for the mills and industry which thrived in the area. In 1882 the first post office was established and the hamlet was renamed Viola. The church was rededicated in 1968 as the Viola United Methodist Church.

Marker dedicated on the 135th Anniversary year, 1991
 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Location. 41° 8.181′ N, 74° 5.038′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Viola Road and College Road on Viola Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffern NY 10901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brick Church (approx. one mile away); Cobblestone Farm (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Monsey Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Shady Side Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); School of Living (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bayard Lane (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dogwoods (approx. 2.3 miles away); Montebello (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Viola United Methodist Church, sponsor
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 6, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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