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Historic United Methodist Sites
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Description:
Waymarking category for listing United Methodist historic sites which have been officially numbered or designated as Heritage Landmarks by the UMC General Commission on Archives and History
Expanded Description:
The (UMC) has been a part of Americas history for over 200 years. The link will take you to the churches historical section with a wealth of information, including an online book of the churches history. The UMC is worldwide and a few sites are numbered in Canada, London and the Philippines now. Look for more to be added in the future.



This is one of the plaques that can be found.

A look at the list on the will show not all are churches. Some sites are barns, houses, grave sites, towns and more.


Instructions for Posting a Historic United Methodist Sites Waymark:
Waymarks submitted to this category have to include a link to the UMC web page that lists their waymark, in order to be approved.

Numbered Sites:
All Historic UMC Sites must have been "officially" numbered by the UMC, as listed on the Register Of Historic Sites page, and should include the number in the first position of the waymarks name.

Heritage Landmarks:
Those designated as "Heritage Landmarks" by the UMC, may or may not be numbered. Since they are listed on the official UMC site they can also be posted here. Those not numbered should be titled, as close as possible, to how they appear on the UMC site. Some Heritage Landmarks have "Clusters"

Heritage Landmark Clusters:
Clusters are historic areas that have multiple structures or features that when combined make up the "Heritage Site" The sites within the cluster may be waymarked individually, as long as a link is provided to the Heritage Landmark that has the sites listed. (The links are in boldface on the UMC site list.) Visit the Heritage Landmark link for a list of what is included in the cluster, this will also help clarify what a cluster is.

Waymark Images:
Please include in your waymark a closeup of the numbered plaque and an overall picture of the site.
Heritage Landmarks and individual clusters should include any historical markers placed by the UMC as well as an overall view.
The first two images are required other pictures of the site may be added as you wish.

About the Variables:
There are three with the following choices.
Type Of Site
*Numbered
*Heritage Landmark
*Individual Site Within A Heritage Landmark Cluster.

UMC Historic Site #
If your site is numbered place the number here. If not numbered, type in 0 (zero)

Web Site Link
*Your link to the UMC page where your waymark is cited.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please provide a picture and details of your visit.

Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Type of marker
  • UMC Historic Site #
  • Your link to the UMC page where your waymark is cited.
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Historic United Methodist SitesOld Union Methodist Church - Townsend, DE

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This historic church is hidden from view from the route 13.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/15/2021

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites#557 - First United Methodist Church - Brenham, TX

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The actual marker for this congregation was not on display on the outside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2021

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites326 - Site of Bruceville Methodist Church - Bruceville, TX

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The site of the Bruceville Methodist Church is at the intersection of Church and Grider Streets in Bruceville, marked by a 1994 Texas Historical Marker and the plaque referencing it as United Methodist Historic Site #326.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2021

last visited: 7/26/2021

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Historic United Methodist Sites495 - Asbury United Methodist Church, Washington, D.C.

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Located on the corner of K and 11th streets northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/4/2021

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites255 - Martha's Chapel Cemetery - Walker County, TX

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The old section of Martha's Chapel Cemetery a 1/4 mile West of Bowden Road in a rural section of Walker County, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2020

last visited: 4/16/2020

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Historic United Methodist Sites299 - Thompson United Methodist Church - Waelder, TX

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Methodist Church closed its door in 2008. It is now a community church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites300 - Waelder United Methodist Church - Waelder, TX

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Church is closed. Signage and bell is gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites427 - Grave of Rev. Hugh Martin Childress, Sr. - Coleman County, TX

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He was also a Texas Ranger.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/6/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites404 - May United Methodist Church - May, TX

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May is an unincorporated community in Brown County. The church is approximately two miles south of the community on US-183.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2019

last visited: 6/23/2020

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Historic United Methodist Sites394 - Murray Methodist Church - Murray, TX

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Marker is inside the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/30/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites454 - First United Methodist Church - Comanche, TX

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The church is located in the 200 block of East Grand Ave., one block northeast of the courthouse square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites459 - Grace United Methodist Church - Houston, TX

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Brick church is built along Heights Boulevard which is a NRHP District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/20/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites482 - First United Methodist Church - Orange, TX

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This current sanctuary was built in 1921. It is the congregation's third church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites446 - First United Methodist Church - Beaumont, TX

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The present spired edifice was consecrated in 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2019

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites443 - St. Paul’s United Methodist Church - Houston, TX

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St. Paul's United Methodist Church was founded in 1906. On November 2, 1930, the first worship service was held in the this sanctuary, located in the Houston's Museum District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2019

last visited: 3/2/2020

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Historic United Methodist SitesCokesbury Memorial United Methodist Church - Abingdon, MD

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The church was the site of the first Methodist College in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/26/2018

last visited: 12/26/2018

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Historic United Methodist Sites533 - Emory United Methodist Church - Emory, TX

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This is the third church building for this congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites530 - Cochran Chapel United Methodist Church - Dallas, TX

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The historic Methodist Marker is not displayed on the church building. The church was open and I peeked inside. I did not see it inside the building either.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites286 - Lytle United Methodist Church - Lytle, TX

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According to oral history, the Lytle Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was founded in 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/8/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites447 - First United Methodist Church - San Angelo, TX

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Located in the heart of Downtown San Angelo at 37 E. Beauregard. Historical marker not displayed on the outside of the building

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites187 - Asbury UM Church - Denver, CO, USA

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The former United Methodist (Methodist Episcopalian) church been renovated and has become a special events center (weddings, etc.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/2/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites462 - First United Methodist Church - Euless, TX

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The First United Methodist Church of Euless was organized in 1876 with about 50 members who met in each others’ homes for Sunday School and prayer meetings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/1/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites215 - Christine United Methodist Church - Christine, TX

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Small white wood church with church bell steeple to the left of the entrance. Historical marker was not on display on the outside of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/21/2018

last visited: never

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Historic United Methodist Sites159 - First United Methodist Church - Pleasanton, TX

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1st United Methodist Church began its long history of sharing the Christian gospel back in 1857. At that time it was one of the stops for a Circuit Rider who was appointed to organize and hold services for Methodist Christians in the Texas Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2018

last visited: 5/23/2019

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Historic United Methodist Sites1 - Oak Island Church - San Antonio, TX

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Oak Island is near the Medina River off State Highway 16, fifteen miles south of downtown San Antonio in southern Bexar County. In 1878 John Wesley DeVilbiss established a Methodist mission church here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2018

last visited: 9/27/2021

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