Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 Methodist Missionary - Blountsville, AL
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N 34° 04.831 W 086° 35.363
16S E 537883 N 3771159
Quick Description: Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 Methodist Missionary - Blountsville, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2011 8:06:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMCYXQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 5

Long Description:
Historical marker celebrating the introduction of Methodism into central Alabama. The marker is located next to the Blountsville First United Methodist Church.
Marker Name: Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 Methodist Missionary

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
First minister assigned to Alabama Territory by Tennessee Conference. Preached first sermon two blocks west at Bear Meat Cabin (present Blountsville) April 18, 1818. He later organized churches in Shelby, St. Clair, Jefferson, Tuscaloosa and Cotaco (present Morgan) Counties; the beginning of Methodism in central Alabama.


Date Dedicated / Placed: Unknown

Marker Number: None

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