Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church (HM1LTB)

Location: Farmington, MI 48336 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 27.837', W 83° 22.434'

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Sixteen pioneers organized the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1829. The congregation dedicated its first church building in 1844. When that church burned in 1920, Detroit architects and church members Wells Butterfield and his daughter Emily Butterfield designed this Neo-Gothic structure. Francois Grenier of Detroit created the stained glass windows, including four that depict "pioneers of Christendom," donated by former Michigan governor Fred Warner and his wife, Martha. Completed in 1922, the church and the adjoining community hall, which had a balcony and a stage, served as the center of civic life into the 1940s. The church hosted numerous events - even Saturday night movies. The education building was completed in 1958.
Marker NumberL2195
Year Placed2007
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 304828 N 4704020
Decimal Degrees42.46395000, -83.37390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 27.837', W 83° 22.434'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 27' 50.22" N, 83° 22' 26.04" W
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Area Code(s)248, 313, 734
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33112 Grand River Ave, Farmington MI 48336, US
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