The Bee Hive

The Bee Hive (HM1MF3)

Location: Mobile, AL 36604 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 41.158', W 88° 3.239'

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The congregation of Government Street United Methodist Church, Methodism's Mother Church in Mobile, began in 1826 on Franklin Street. Called "The Bee Hive" because of its activity, it sent "swarms" throughout the city to form new congregations. A brick structure replaced the original wooden church in 1848-49. The move to this corner was accomplished with the dedication of a Gothic structure in 1890. The remodeling to Spanish Colonial architecture was begun in 1906 and completed in 1917. Architect was Mobilian George B. Rogers, and Harry E. Goodhue of Boston created the stained glass windows.
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HM NumberHM1MF3
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Year Placed1984
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 399049 N 3395273
Decimal Degrees30.68596667, -88.05398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.158', W 88° 3.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 9.48" N, 88° 3' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 Government St, Mobile AL 36604, US
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