Jeﬀerson CountyLocal Methodist connections for Clay Methodist Church were Cedar Mountain Church and Shiloh Methodist Church. Samuel, a Revolutionary War soldier, was a notable member of these early churches. Many of his descendants are buried here. James Self traded the Shiloh Church building for property to construct a new frame building and cemetery in 1881.The first cemetery plot was opened the same year. Decorated with different symbols and style all graves face a traditional east-west direction. Clay Methodist Church was built in 1924, and the church has served the community for many years. A fieldstone sign remains in front of the cemetery. Today another sanctuary is used for services. The cemetery is still active.
|Placed By||Clay Historical Society and Clay United Methodist Church|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 536922 N 3729276|
|Decimal Degrees||33.70281667, -86.60156667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 42.169', W 86° 36.094'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 42' 10.14" N, 86° 36' 5.6400000000001" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6550 Co Rd 153, Pinson AL 35126, US|
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