Main Street United Methodist Church - Bay St. Louis, MS
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N 30° 18.676 W 089° 19.728
16R E 276066 N 3355575
Quick Description: This historic church stands along the original route of the OST through Bay St Louis MS.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2016 9:36:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMQZFH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
The historic Main Street United Methodist Church stands at the corner of Main Street (OST) and 2nd Avenue in downtown Bay St Louis MS.

The Main Street First United Methodist Church is listed as a contributing building to the US National Register of Historic Places Old Bay St Louis Historic District.

From the Church website, they have an obvious welcoming attitude toward travelers or anyone else, for that matter: (visit link)

"Who We Are

Main Street United Methodist Church began in 1852 as one of the Mississippi Coast’s earliest churches. The church, which has been located in the heart of Bay Saint Louis’ Old Town for over 150 years, has had a long and colorful history. It has grown and changed alongside the community riding out Hurricane Camille and Hurricane Katrina and strives to remain a presence in the community to offer a space where we may all experience God.

We are an invitational and inclusive church and exist to connect others to the love and grace of God as well as grow, strengthen, and challenge the faith of our members. At Main Street United Methodist Church, you will find the love and fellowship of a neighborhood church in the heart of what Budget Travel Magazine named one of the “Coolest Small Towns in America!”

Join us and make your own story at Main Street!"

According tothe Church listing with the US National Register of Hostoric Places, the church was built in 1895: (visit link)

"Location Information

Name: Main Street Methodist Church
Address: 162A Main Street
City/County: Bay St. Louis, Hancock County

Architectural Information

Construction Date: 1895
Architectural Styles(s): Gothic Revival
No. of Stories: 1

Registration Information

NR District Name: Old Bay St. Louis
NR Status: Contributing
Element No.: 452
MPS: Historic Resources of Bay St. Louis"
Submission Criteria:

Distinctive or Significant Interest

Website with More Information: [Web Link]

Address of Waymark:
162 Main St
Bay St Louis, MS

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