Historic Markers Across Alabama



Harkey's Chapel United Methodist Church



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: AL Hwy 144 at No Business Creek Road at Coal City, AL
County: St. Clair
Coordinates: N 33° 39.85    W 086° 15.37
  33.66419    -86.25627
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMD4ZY
 



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Harkey's Chapel United Methodist Church
Founded Circa 1829-1830


Original log house of worship built St. Clair Co. near Broken Arrow Creek, six miles from Coosa River. Named Harkey's Chapel for first minister, Rev. David. Harkey of Cahawba Circuit.

Present church built 1904 by A. I. Abels with community helpers. Preserved by members of Harkey's Chapel United Methodist Church.

Entered Alabama Register of Historic Places 1978.

Erected 1979 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Harkey's Chapel United Methodist Church