First Methodist Church

First Methodist Church (HM78U)

Location: Conway, SC 29526 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 50.244', W 79° 2.861'

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Methodist Bishop FrancisAsbury's many visits toKingston (Conway) between1785 and 1815 preceded the organization of a Methodist congregation here. Land wasobtained in 1842 and thefirst church building wasconstructed here in 1844.Still standing are the 1898gothic-style and the 1910mission-style buildings, Thechurch was renamed First Methodist in 1958 and thecurrent Georgian sanctuarywas completed in 1961.
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HM NumberHM78U
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Marker Number26-6
Year Placed1985
Placed ByThe congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 680648 N 3745841
Decimal Degrees33.83740000, -79.04768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.244', W 79° 2.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 14.64" N, 79° 2' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)843, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1099 5th Ave, Conway SC 29526, US
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