St. John's Methodist Church

St. John's Methodist Church (HMPUV)

Location: Georgetown, DE 19947 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 40.905', W 75° 18.449'

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The origin of this congregation can be traced to the organization of "Johnson's Society" in the 1830's. Meetings were held in private homes and the local school. On July 3, 1852, trustees were elected to supervise the building of the first church. A one acre portion of the "Springfield" tract was subsequently purchased from James E. and Mary A. Blizzard. Construction was completed in 1853. The original structure replaced by the present church in 1907. In 1950 a building was moved here from the site of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp near Georgetown, for renovation and use as a Church Hall. St. John's was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Marker NumberSC-108
Year Placed2000
Placed ByThe Delaware Public Archives
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 473255 N 4281505
Decimal Degrees38.68175000, -75.30748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.905', W 75° 18.449'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 54.30" N, 75° 18' 26.94" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22179 Gravel Hill Rd, Georgetown DE 19947, US
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