St. Paul's United Methodist Church

St. Paul's United Methodist Church (HM15V5)

Location: Laurel, DE 19956 Sussex County
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N 38° 31.62', W 75° 32.992'

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In 1865 the Maryland Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church established a "mission" or charge circuit in southwestern Sussex County. At the time local members of that faith were holding meetings in Sharp's school, a one room school house located less that one half mile from here. On August 21, 1868, the "Trustees of the Missionary Society of the M.P. Church" purchased land at this site from Thomas L. Cannon, on which the church was constructed. The building was completed and dedicated in 1871 by Rev. W.D. Litsinger.
The church was formally incorporated at "St. Paul's Methodist Protestant Church" in 1897. A Community House was constructed in 1924. Two rooms connecting the Church and Community House were added in 1951, and four Sunday school rooms were completed in 1964.
HM NumberHM15V5
Marker NumberSC-120
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDelaware Public Archives
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 452070 N 4264432
Decimal Degrees38.52700000, -75.54986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 31.62', W 75° 32.992'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 31' 37.20" N, 75° 32' 59.52" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32881 Old Stage Rd, Laurel DE 19956, US
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