New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church
the St. Charles Avenue
Methodist Church South
Charles L. Hillger, Architect
James Cox, Builder
Robert Walker Rayne
purchased the site
and made a major contribution
to the cost of its erection
in memory of his son
A soldier in the Confederate Army
who was fatally wounded
In 1875 the name of the
church was changed to
Rayne Memorial Methodist
in honor of its benefactor
Erected 1977 by Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission.
Location. 29° 55.598′ N, 90° 5.798′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Saint Charles Avenue and General Taylor Street, on the right when traveling east on Saint Charles Avenue. Touch for map. Mounted on the right side of the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3900 St Charles Ave, New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 Mayor Isaac W. Patton House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Garden District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Maisonette Creole (approx. ¾ mile away); R.N. Girling’s “English Apothecary” (approx. ¾ mile away); Commander’s Palace (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . . Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church. (Submitted on September 21, 2015.)
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