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Pickensville Methodist Church, Ferguson Street & Chopitoolas Avenue, Pickensville, Pickens County, AL

Pickensville Methodist Church, Ferguson Street & Chopitoolas Avenue, Pickensville, Pickens County, AL

 
 
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Significance: Built ca. 1842, the church is one of the oldest surviving churches in Pickens County. The wood frame, Greek Revival church retains a significant degree of its historic fabric. One of only two surviving buildings from this period in Pickensville, the church serves as a reminder of the early settlement period of the town and region, the early development of Methodism in western Alabama, as well as its use as a Confederate hospital in 1865.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1761
Survey number: HABS AL-387
Building/structure dates: 1842 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Pickensville33.22470, -88.26371
Google Map of 33.2247028, -88.263706
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