Morris Chapel Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers
N 41° 54.363 W 086° 14.843
16T E 562421 N 4639618
Quick Description: Little driveway in front of marker which is on a rock.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2014 7:11:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMMJN4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The local Methodist Episcopal Society, the oldest Methodist society in Berrien Township, was organized in 1840. In 1846 it voted to name its church in honor of Bishop Thomas A. Morris, then head of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Michigan. This church, the congregation's second home was built in 1867. In 1919 the basement was completed for community and social gatherings. Jessie Shilliday and Mattie Barnd bequeathed money for renovating both the exterior and interior of the church.
Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: L0732

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

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website: Not listed

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Historic Markers visited Morris Chapel Church 9/30/2014 Historic Markers visited it