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First Methodist Church

Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 59.728344", -90° 2' 57.650208"
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Organized 1826, the first building was of frame, with split log benches, built 1832. A new building was erected in 1845. During Federal occupation, a minister detailed by the Union commander occupied the pulpit; it was later closed temporarily by yellow fever, otherwise has operated continuously since foundation. The present building was completed in 1892

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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