290 - Galena First UM Church - Galena, IL
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N 42° 24.966 W 090° 25.797
15T E 711459 N 4699177
Quick Description: First Methodist Church to be built in N.W. Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2008 10:05:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM3N5D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
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Long Description:
Located in Historic Galena, IL, this church was the first Methodist Church to be organized and built in N.W. Illinois. It is listed as UMC Historic Site #290. Established in 1828, the first church was built in 1833. In 1838 the church was destroyed by fire. The present church was built in 1854.
Gen. U.S. Grant was a member of this congregation.

There has no UMC Historic plaque mounted on this building.

Type of marker: Numbered

UMC Historic Site #: 290

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