Hickory Hill Methodist Church

Hickory Hill Methodist Church (HM15J5)

Location: Dagsboro, DE 19939 Sussex County
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N 38° 32.46', W 75° 18.286'

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For many years local Methodists were forced to travel a considerable distance to attend services. In 1873, Houston's School House was established as a preaching place within the local circuit. The success of this effort stimulated interest in building a church. On September 11, 1877, Robert B. Houston conveyed an acre of land at this location for that purpose. Construction of Houston Methodist Episcopal Church was completed the following year. The church became the focus of community life, hosting traditional events such as Children's Day, Homecoming. and Christmas Entertaintment. Outdoor services or "bush" meetings were held nearby, bringing spiritual renewal to those in attendance. The church was renamed in 1955.
HM NumberHM15J5
Marker NumberSC-113
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 2:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 473440 N 4265886
Decimal Degrees38.54100000, -75.30476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.46', W 75° 18.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 27.60" N, 75° 18' 17.16" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32433 Molly Field Rd, Dagsboro DE 19939, US
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