Bethlehem United Methodist Church

Bethlehem United Methodist Church (HMVJE)

Location: Bethlehem, GA 30620 Barrow County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 56.167', W 83° 42.883'

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Oldest Methodist Church in Barrow County, organized in the 1780's. Services first held two miles N.E. in log house. In 1790 a church was built nearby. The present site was originally a camp ground with an arbor, tents & cottages for camp meetings. Arbor used as mobilization center during War Between the States. Exact date church moved to this site unknown. Land deeded by Rev. John W. B. Allen to trustees in 1847. First church here torn down in 1878 and another erected. Present church was built in 1949 as a memorial to Guy Lee Thompson. Church School building added in 1967. Narthex and steeple added in 1970.
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HM NumberHMVJE
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByBethlehem United Methodist Church and the Barrow County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 249078 N 3758392
Decimal Degrees33.93611667, -83.71471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.167', W 83° 42.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 10.02" N, 83° 42' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Christmas Ave, Bethlehem GA 30620, US
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