Historic Markers Across Alabama

Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: intersection of College Street and Church Street, Blountsville, Alabama
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 34° 4.836    W 086° 35.358
  34.0806    -86.5893
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMCYXQ


Methodist Missionary. First minister assigned to Alabama Territory by Tennessee Conference. Hearn preached his first sermon two blocks west at Bear Meat Cabin (present Bountsville), April 18, 1818. He later organized churches in Shelby, Saint Clair, Jefferson, Tuscaloosa, and Cotaco (present Morgan) counties; this is the beginning of Methodism in central Alabama.

End of Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862