Historic Markers Across Alabama

French's Chapel

Marker ID:  
Location: Barlow Bend Rd, Gainestown, AL
County: Clarke
Coordinates: N 31° 27.381    W 087° 38.189
  31.45635    -87.63648333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


French's Chapel

First church building of record in Clarke County.
Erected here in 1810 by John French of Virginia,
who organized Methodist congregation here 1811.
Combined with Gainestown Church 1897.

Clarke County Historical Society.

End of French's Chapel