Taylors Falls United Methodist Church

Taylors Falls United Methodist Church (HMTXX)

Location: Taylors Falls, MN 55084 Chisago County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 24.032', W 92° 39.299'

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This is the oldest Methodist Church building in continuous use in Minnesota. Methodist circuit riders of the Sunrise Mission served the Taylors Falls area 1852-59. On March 27, 1859, the Rev. Sias Bolles organized the Taylors Falls Methodist Episcopal Church with 35 members. Services were held in the Town House School as the church was erected 1860-61. It was dedicated January 1, 1862 by the Rev. Cyrus Brooks, Presiding Elder. The church served as an enlisting site for those who went off to the Civil War. In 1934 it was named by the Historic American Building Survey "as possessing exceptional historic architectural interest worthy of careful preservation". The building was designated on the State and National Registers of Historic Places (1972) and as a Taylors Falls Heritage Preservation site (2005).
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 527002 N 5027504
Decimal Degrees45.40053333, -92.65498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 24.032', W 92° 39.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 24' 1.92" N, 92° 39' 17.94" W
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Area Code(s)651
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-346 Basil St, Taylors Falls MN 55084, US
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