Historic Markers Across Tennessee

St. John's United Methodist Church

Marker ID: THC 4E 74
Location: 1207 Peabody Avenue, Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 07.955    W 090° 01.261
  35.13258333    -90.02101666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The earliest members of his church were among the founders in 1832 of Methodism in Memphis. This congregation, established in 1859 as Central Church Mission, first met on Union Avenue. S1. John's, built in 1907, was designed by Beauregard C. Alsup. The Church School was built in 1918. WHBQ Radio Station broadcasts originated here 25 March 1925.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.