Historic Markers Across Alabama

Demopolis Methodist Church

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on South Strawberry Avenue, Demopolis, Alabama
County: Marengo
Coordinates: N 32° 30.84    W 087° 50.182
  32.514    -87.83636666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7NWC


Demopolis Methodist Church

on Marengo Circuit, 1826-1839 church founded 1840, great revival 1843

first building erected 1840-43 (remodeled 1848) on lot donated by the Rev. A. J. Crawford

two early pastors became bishops: John C. Keener (1843-44) and Holland N. McTyeire (1846)

present building erected 1895-96 B. D. Price of Philadelphia, architect dedicated April 24, 1904, by Bishop W. W. Candler

Erected 1983 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Demopolis Methodist Church