Trinity Methodist Church

Trinity Methodist Church (HM34B)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.717', W 81° 5.704'

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Mother Church of Savannah Methodism
Trinity Church is the oldest Methodist Church in a city whose intimate association with John Wesley and George Whitefield gives it a unique place in the history of Methodism.

The cornerstone of the building was laid February 14, 1848, in a ceremony presided over by the Reverend Alfred T. Mann, Pastor. The edifice, which was completed in 1850, is in the Corinthian order of architecture and was designed by John B. Hogg of Savannah.

Prior to the erection of Trinity Church the Methodist congregation in Savannah worshiped in Wesley Chapel on South Broad Street. Among the great preachers of the Methodist Church whose names are associated with the Chapel are Francis Asbury, William Capers, John Howard, James C. Andrew, Ignatus Few, Elijah Sinclair and George F. Pierce. Through their faith and service others have lived more valiantly.
HM NumberHM34B
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number025-67
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491028 N 3549153
Decimal Degrees32.07861667, -81.09506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.717', W 81° 5.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 43.02" N, 81° 5' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 121 Barnard St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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