St. George's United Methodist Church

St. George's United Methodist Church (HMPOW)

Location: Dagsboro, DE 19939 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 32.959', W 75° 8.871'

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The roots of this congregation can be traced to the late 1700's, when Methodist pioneers such as Francis Asbury and Freeborn Garrettson visited this area to propagate the faith. Meetings were held in the open air and in private residences. By 1816 a group of local residents were joining together in worship. In 1833 land was purchased approximately one mile north here for the construction of a church. Services were held there until 1880, when the present church was erected on land purchased from John Steele. The new building was formally dedicated on December 12, 1880. A major renovation and expansion of the church was undertaken 1928-30.
Marker NumberSC-109
Placed ByThe Delaware Public Archives
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 2:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487116 N 4266776
Decimal Degrees38.54931667, -75.14785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.959', W 75° 8.871'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 57.54" N, 75° 8' 52.26" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405 Vines Creek Rd, Dagsboro DE 19939, US
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