Dumbarton United Methodist Church

Dumbarton United Methodist Church (HM25EV)

Location: Washington, DC 20007
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.461', W 77° 3.758'

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One of America's Oldest Methodist Societies


First organized in a cooper's shop in 1772. Bishop Asbury preached here. This church was built in 1849 and renovated tin 1898. It served as a Civil War Hospital in 1862. President Lincoln attended this church on March 8, 1863 to hear Bishop Simpson preach.


Methodism's Mother Church of Washington
Founded 1772

Dumbarton influenced the establishment of these Methodist Churches:
Mt. Zion
St. Luke's
Capitol Hill Parish
HM NumberHM25EV
Placed ByDumbarton United Methodist Church
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Date Added Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321152 N 4308554
Decimal Degrees38.90768333, -77.06263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.461', W 77° 3.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 27.66" N, 77° 3' 45.48" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3133-3139 Dumbarton St NW, Washington DC 20007, US
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