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Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County

 
 
Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2016
1. Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker
Inscription.

Buried in this historic cemetery
are some of the pioneer organizers
of Methodism in Adams County.

To these and others known only to God,
the Congregation of the Gettysburg
United Methodist Church
dedicate this monument
October 1990
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The first Methodist Episcopal Church
was erected on this site in 1822.

The second Methodist Episcopal Church
was completed on East Middle Street
in 1874 and was destroyed
by fire in 1968.

The present United Methodist Church,
which is a merger of the
Gettysburg Methodist Church
and
Memorial Evangelical
United Brethren Church,
is located at 30 West High Street.


 
Erected 1990 by Gettysburg United Methodist Church Congregants.
 
Location. 39° 49.76′ N, 77° 13.77′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Legion Alley 0.1 miles east of Baltimore Street (Business U.S. 15), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Monument and cemetery are at the rear of the GAR Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At
Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2016
2. Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker (back)
least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Army of the Republic Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Public School (within shouting distance of this marker); “bullets . . . rattling against our hospital . . . ” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “ . . . in less than half an hour . . . ” (about 300 feet away); The Adams County Prison (about 300 feet away); Politics and "Penelope" (about 400 feet away); "uncertainty and dread" (about 500 feet away); Gettysburg Address Memorial and Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church, 1815-2015. (Submitted on July 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2016
3. Pioneer Organizers of Methodism in Adams County Marker and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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