Historic Markers Across Alabama



Union Methodist Church



Marker ID:  
Location: Winn Rd, Jackson, AL
County: Clarke
Coordinates: N 31° 37.945    W 087° 53.454
  31.63241666    -87.8909
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Union Methodist Church


Established 1858, ¼ mile east of here. Camp meetings were held in summers. Congregation moved to site near Peniel 1894. The "arbor" and church building were left at original site. These buildings convenient for annual encampment of county Confederate veterans. The church moved about 1920 to its present location on U.S. Highway 43. The original buildings were sold in the early twenties and proceeds used for new fence around cemetery.


Clarke County Historical Society - 1980.







End of Union Methodist Church