First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church (HMJIB)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48.202', W 87° 40.607'

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(1822)

Established September 8, 1822 in a log house on the west side of town by Revs. John Cox and John Kerr. Cox and wife, Frances Langley had been affiliated with the Wesleys in England. Second meeting place was in Farmer's Cobbler Shop on West Mobile Street. The third house of worship was build at the present site in 1827. It was replaced in 1835, and again in 1904 with a brick structure that burned in 1920. Present church was built in 1924 and renovated in 1968.
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HM NumberHMJIB
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Placed ByFlorence Historical Board Florence Alabama
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 438094 N 3851446
Decimal Degrees34.80336667, -87.67678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.202', W 87° 40.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 12.12" N, 87° 40' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E Tuscaloosa St, Florence AL 35630, US
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