Historic Markers Across Florida



First Methodist Church



Marker ID:  
Location: At 6 East Wright St., Pensacola
County: Escambia
Coordinates: N 30° 25.02    W 087° 12.932
  30.417    -87.21553333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Established as a mission by the Mississippi Methodist Conference December 7, 1821.
Rev. Alexander Talley, first pastor. The first, second and third church buildings located NE corner of Tarragona and Intendencia Streets. Fourth church building occupied 1884 located corner Garden and Palafox, where the San Carlos Hotel now stands. The fifth and present home of the First Methodist Church at 6 E. Wright Street, corner stone laid October 14, 1908. First service October 30, 1910. Youth Building corner stone laid 1950.



Notes:

City: Pensacola, FL