Arkansas Methodist Conference

Arkansas Methodist Conference (HM1C6I)

Location: Batesville, AR 72501 Independence County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 46.381', W 91° 38.954'

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The Arkansas conference of the Methodist Church created 1836. Composing Arkansas and parts of Louisiana and Indian Territory, held its first session November 2, 1836 in Batesville at corner of Main and Broad Streets. Bishop Thomas Morris presided. 42 ministers were assigned appointments, including 8 admitted that session one of whom was Andrew Hunter Burwell Lee was made presiding elder and ministered in this section 43 years. Including early pastorates of the first Methodist Church here.

Annual sessions have been held since organization. There now being two conferences in the state - North Arkansas and Little Rock.
HM NumberHM1C6I
Marker NumberF - 32
Year Placed1936
Placed ByArkansas Centennial Comm., Arkansas History Comm
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 622092 N 3959614
Decimal Degrees35.77301667, -91.64923333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 46.381', W 91° 38.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 46' 22.86" N, 91° 38' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 N 6th St, Batesville AR 72501, US
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