Bethlehem Methodist Church

Bethlehem Methodist Church (HMOYK)

Location: Elberton, GA 30635 Elbert County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 3.906', W 82° 41.082'

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Bethlehem Methodist Church, second oldest Methodist Church in Georgia and formerly known as Thompson's Meeting House, sponsored the First Methodist Annual Conference in Georgia, on April 9, 1788. Bishop Asbury and his party, delayed by weather and illness, held the meeting, scheduled for the church, in the home of Judge Charles Tait. Richard Ivey, Thomas Humphries, Moses Parks, Hope Hull, James Connor, Bennett Maxey, Isaac Smith, Matthew Harris, Reuben Ellis, John Mason attended the conference. Several Revolutionary soldiers are buried near the church.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number052-7
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 344531 N 3770654
Decimal Degrees34.06510000, -82.68470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 3.906', W 82° 41.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 3' 54.36" N, 82° 41' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1025 Welcome Church Rd, Elberton GA 30635, US
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