Summerfield Methodist Church

Summerfield Methodist Church (HMP6J)

Location: Valley Grande, AL 36701 Dallas County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 30.957', W 87° 2.479'

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Congregation was organized as early as 1837, first under the charge of Charles McLeod and next, Asbury H. Shanks. Contract for the present building was let October 23, 1844, and the building was dedicated on October 5, 1845. Greenberry Garrett was Presiding Elder for the Summerfield District. The original building committee was Greenberry Garrett, A. H. Mitchell, T. B. Goldsby, John Paulling, and George A. B. Walker. The original Trustees were George Childers, Noel Pitts, John Paulling and David Mims. Here worshipped Bishop J. O. Andrew and many other prominent Methodist leaders and educators. This church absorbed the earlier congregation which worshipped at Childers Chapel, south of this site, were a Methodist congregation was in existence as early as 1824.
HM NumberHMP6J
Year Placed1975
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 496119 N 3597627
Decimal Degrees32.51595000, -87.04131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.957', W 87° 2.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 57.42" N, 87° 2' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 703-753 Co Rd 16, Valley Grande AL 36701, US
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