Side ACongregation first used public school house, ca. 1805. The first building was erected, 1832, on Garrard St., then replaced by one on Scott St., 1843. Church split over slavery, 1846. M.E. Church South remained on Scott St,; Union M.E. group located at Fifth and Greenup. Two churches reunited, 1939. Jesse Grant, father of U.S. Grant had a pew here. Side BThis Gothic structure erected, 1867, with Amos Shinkle as liberal donor. Burned; rebuilt, 1947. Pastors elected bishops: H.H. Kavanaugh, D.W. Clark, U.V.W. Darlington. Pastors 1939079: J.L. Murrell, W.A.E. Johnson, J.W. Worthington, W.P. Davis, C. A. Nunnery, A. J. Roberts, C. S. Perry, W.R. Yates, A. W. Gwinn.