Historic Markers Across Alabama

Wetumpka Methodist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: W. Tuskeena Street at N. Broad Street
County: Elmore
Coordinates: N 32° 32.427    W 086° 12.684
  32.54045    -86.2114
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Organized 1837. Completed in 1854, this building was the third Methodist Church building erected in Wetumpka and served both black and white congregations. Transitional exterior and interior architecture features elegant simplicity of Greek revival styles. Interior plaster work is outstanding. Original nave provided space for 500 persons. Renovation in 1910 included more space for choir loft, installation of pipe organ, stained glass windows and pews to follow curve of chancel rail. In 1954 chandeliers were added and basement remodeled for Sunday School rooms. Chancel area enlarged again in 1972. Listed in National Register of Historic Landmarks 1972.

End of Wetumpka Methodist Church