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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
1. Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.
Organized about the year 1769. Early meetings held in academy woods, Gilpin’s Wharf and Thelwell’s School. Church Built in 1789.

Dedicated to Bishop Francis Asbury. Here is buried Allen McLane, Lieutenant in Caesar Rodney’s Regiment 1779; Captain of Dragoons 1777; Leader of charge in taking Paulus Hook (Jersey City) 1779; Major in Washington’s army at Yorktown 1781 and Commandant of Veteran Corps in War of 1812


 
Erected 1932 by Historic Marker Commission. (Marker Number NC-A10.)
 
Location. 39° 44.319′ N, 75° 32.937′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Walnut Street and East 3rd Street on N. Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brown v. Board of Education (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln's Speech (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Farmers Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware's Jewish Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Furness Railroad District
Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
2. Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Lodge of Delaware A.F.&A.M. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 18, 2016
3. Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church
Church is now the Riverside Pentecostal Church of the Living God and a homeless shelter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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