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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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Image for 459 - Grace United Methodist Church - Houston, TXview gallery

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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

Image for 182 - Sloan Memorial United Methodist - Houston, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites182 - Sloan Memorial United Methodist - Houston, TX

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A historic Methodist church in Houston, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: 2/20/2010

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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: 1/5/2022

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Historic United Methodist Sites106 - St. John's United Methodist Church - Richmond, TX

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Originally, the Methodist Church of Richmond, St. John's United Methodist Church was constructed in 1922. It is Historic Methodist Site, on the National Registry of Historic Places and has a Texas Historical Commission Medallion and Shield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 7/19/2017

last visited: 9/4/2006

Image for 121 - Liberty Methodist Church - Liberty, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites121 - Liberty Methodist Church - Liberty, TX

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The heritage of FUMC Liberty dates back to 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: 11/7/2019

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Historic United Methodist Sites157 Willis UM Church, Willis, Texas

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One of the oldest churches in Montgomery County, the Willis United Methodist church received its plaque on April 23, 1989, designating it as No. 157 by the General Commission on Archives and History.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 3/2/2011

last visited: 4/23/2020

Image for No. 181 - Chappell Hill United Methodist Church - Chappell Hill, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist SitesNo. 181 - Chappell Hill United Methodist Church - Chappell Hill, TX

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In 1849, Jacob and Mary Haller, founders of the city of Chappell Hill, dedicated an acre, adjacent to the Chappell Hill Academy, for a church site. The current building, completed in 1901, is the second to stand here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2009

last visited: 10/15/2017

Image for 445 - Coldspring United Methodist Church - Coldspring, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites445 - Coldspring United Methodist Church - Coldspring, TX

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The sanctuary, which is still used today, was erected in 1858. No significant structural changes have been made. The pulpit was modernized and the central partition separating slaves and the white congregation was removed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: 6/26/2018

Image for 255 - Martha's Chapel Cemetery - Walker County, TXview gallery

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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

Image for 254 - First United Methodist  Church - Huntsville, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites254 - First United Methodist Church - Huntsville, TX

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Huge church built of buff colored brick. Covers a city block.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 4/3/2021

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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

Image for 446 - First United Methodist Church - Beaumont, TXview gallery

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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

Image for 440 - First United Methodist Church - Lovelady, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites440 - First United Methodist Church - Lovelady, TX

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This church was organized in 1872, the year Lovelady was founded.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for 237 - First United Methodist Church - Caldwell, TXview gallery

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Historic United Methodist Sites237 - First United Methodist Church - Caldwell, TX

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Three story blonde brick building erected in 1927 on land the church has owned since 1841.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: 8/21/2021

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