Francis Asbury

Francis Asbury (HMKUM)

Location: Richmond, VA 23223
Buy Virginia State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 37° 31.992', W 77° 25.541'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 266 views
Inscription
To the glory of God
and in grateful memory of
Francis Asbury
Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church
in America

An apostle whose only home was his saddle,
his parish the continent.
With fervent love for his Lord and a zeal that never flagged
this lifelong missionary sought the people
in the van of the advancing pioneers,
made strong the moral foundations of the Commonwealth,
and built up the Kingdom of God.

Carried from his bed, frail and spent,
to the Methodist church which stood on this spot
he preached, March 24, 1816, his last sermon.

Happy if with my latest breath
I may but gasp His name;
Preach Him to all and cry in death
"Behold, behold the Lamb!"

Dedicated by the Methodists of Richmond, Virginia, October 27, 1921,
The one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his landing in America.
Details
HM NumberHMKUM
Tags
Year Placed1921
Placed ByMethodists of Richmond
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:46pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285671 N 4156789
Decimal Degrees37.53320000, -77.42568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.992', W 77° 25.541'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 59.52" N, 77° 25' 32.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900 E Franklin St, Richmond VA 23223, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?