Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church (HMLG4)

Location: Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Macomb County
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N 42° 35.836', W 82° 52.877'

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When this Collegiate Gothic Church, designed by Cleveland architect Herman W. Maurer, was dedicated during the week of of January 3, 1926, the Mount Clemens Daily Leader called it a "Monument to Unity of Action." Over a century earlier, in 1820, the Reverend John Kent had held the area's first Methodist Episcopal services. He formally organized the congregation in 1836. The first church was erected in 1841 on land donated by Christian Clemens, who helped plat Mount Clemens in 1818. In 1849, under the inspiring leadership of the Reverend Seth Reed, the Methodists acquired a larger structure, formerly used by Congregationalists and Presbyterians. A third church, remembered as "The Green Church," was built in 1882 and served until the present one was erected.
HM NumberHMLG4
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker Number1925
Year Placed1995
Placed ByBureau of Michigan History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 345659 N 4717808
Decimal Degrees42.59726667, -82.88128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 35.836', W 82° 52.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 35' 50.16" N, 82° 52' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)586
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-110 Cass Ave, Mt Clemens MI 48043, US
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