Barratt's Chapel

Barratt's Chapel (HMQHD)

Location: Frederica, DE 19946 Kent County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.487', W 75° 27.599'

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(Cradle of Methodism in America)

Erected on land deeded by Col.Philip Barratt, August, 1780. Here Thomas Coke, D.D., representative of John Wesley, preached November 14, 1784, administering the Sacrament of Holy Communion for first time by a Methodist America. With Francis Asbury planned organization of Methodist Episcopal Church calling first conference to meet at Baltimore, December 24, 1784.
Year Placed1934
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 460183 N 4319627
Decimal Degrees39.02478333, -75.45998333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.487', W 75° 27.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 29.22" N, 75° 27' 35.94" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6486 Bay Rd, Frederica DE 19946, US
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